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A fresh approach to yoga.

Restorative Yoga Helps
  • Chronic muscle tension relief
  • Chronic pain relief
  • Increased flexibility
  • Improved circulation
  • More stable joints
  • Better body alignment
  • Better sleep
  • Deeper, easier breathing
  • Improved digestion
  • Stronger immune system
  • Stress and anxiety reduction
  • Inner clarity
  • Greater focus on the present moment
  • Calmer mind
  • Increased patience
  • Personal growth and transformation
Front Room Yoga approaches the practice of yoga in a relaxing restorative manner. Restorative Yoga is slow, methodical, and meditative. Each pose is held for at least several minutes in as comfortable a position as possible. This comfort releases hormones that rebuild and regenerate the body. The heart rate and blood pressure are lowered, and the immune system operates optimally.
"In medicine, we are learning that physical problems, such as high blood pressure and heart disease, can be influenced by psychological interventions, such as relaxation training. Indeed, the Food and Drug Administration issued a report recommending these non-drug approaches as the treatment of choice for milder forms of hypertension. Mind and body are connected and must work together, and this should be a powerful asset in treating medical illness."
David Spiegel, M.D., author of Living Beyond Limits

This approach is a gentler, slower paced practice to make it more accessible to people of all sizes, ages, and fitness levels. removes any fears or challenges in doing yoga, while it also assists with stress reduction and weight management.
“When you hold a pose and relax in to it, you stimulate the connective tissues that the deeper meridians run through, improving their ability to function. Healthy meridians create healthy organs. The idea is to relax, release stress, and let your body rest so it can balance and heal itself.” Sarah Powers
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