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3-Part Breath Video (9 minutes)
3-Part Breath mp3 (audio only, 9 minutes)
This nourishing and calming breathing
technique can be great to use when feeling stressed or anxious.
Ocean-Sounding Breath Video (7 minutes)
Ocean-Sounding Breath mp3 (audio only, 7 minutes)
This breathing practice, known as Ujjayi (pronounced oo-jI-ee) in the yoga tradition, is also referred to as “victory breath”, victory over the busy mind. You will be guided to take slow, long, deep breaths while slightly constricting the muscles in the back of the throat. You will create a sound like the rising and falling of ocean waves. This technique allows you to hear the breath which gives the mind something to focus on and promotes a calming effect.
Alternate-Nostril Breathing Video (7 minutes)
Alternate-Nostril Breathing mp3 (audio only, 7 minutes)
This is also known as Nadi-Shodhana in the yoga tradition, a balancing breath. Benefits include calming the
mind, releasing tension, and helping to balance the brain and body.
Wake up to Better Sleep Restorative Yoga Videos
Practice these restorative poses with props found at home (pillows & blankets) to help you release tension in the body, quiet the mind and allow you to get the rest you need.
Mountain Brook Pose Video
This pose counters the slumped sitting posture that many of us have when using electronic devices
for long periods of time. It also helps open the chest, allowing a deeper breath.
Supported Belly-Down Twist Pose Video
This pose helps relieve stress and tension in the obliques and midsection
of the torso. Holding a twist for several minutes in a relaxed state also aids in digestion.
Supported Child's Pose Video
The benefits of this forward-bending posture is calming the nervous system and
teaching back-body breathing, which allows the release of tight back muscles.
Supported Bound Angle Pose Video
This pose opens up the back, pelvic area and hips, and stretches the inner
thighs while protecting the lower back with support. Promotes deep relaxation before bed.
Feet-on-a-Chair Pose Video
The benefits of this pose include calming the nervous system, restoring energy to tired legs and feet,
and relaxing the lower back. This is especially beneficial for those who are on their feet for long periods of time.
Supported Cross-Legged Pose Video
The pose calms the nervous system and releases tension in the back muscles.
The slight pressure on the forehead releases muscle tension on the front of the head where stress is often experienced.
Feet-up-the-Wall Pose Video
This pose has a calming effect on the nervous system and is good for helping
circulate blood, reinvigorating tired legs and feet. Promotes deep relaxation before bed.