The Benefits of Restorative Yoga
There are numerous benefits to practicing this type of yoga. Some of these benefits include:
Reduced stress and anxiety
Reduced levels of cortisol, the stress hormone
Better nervous system function
Higher quality sleep
Mental and physical balance promotion
Promotion of bodily repair
Safe to practice during pregnancy
The focus of restorative yoga is on releasing – releasing tension, releasing stress, and releasing pain and injury. It’s all about healing by simply remaining still. Doing so stimulates the organs and releases tension throughout the body by holding postures that are designed for comfort and support.
Our classroom is non-heated for this type of yoga; if you’re interested in giving restorative yoga in Phoenix a try, sign up for three free classes at Yoga Box!