In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and author of Deep Listening, will have you rethinking rest one deep breath at a time. This four-week program offers students an in-depth look at eight essential poses that will help you elicit the relaxation response, simple prop setups that will help encourage release and healing, guided meditative sequences and breathing exercises, mind-body alignment lectures, and personal inquiry. Eager to learn more? Sign up now.
Restorative Yoga 101: Why ‘Tight Abs’ Aren’t Always a Good Thing
In our society we value “six-pack abs,” but a tight belly can actually inhibit breathing and interfere with our ability to feel relaxed. Here’s why.