Private Restorative Yoga
Learn the art of relaxation with a restorative yoga session.
Nurture your emotional stability with a therapeutic introduction to restorative yoga. Bryher-islander and established yoga teacher Gem Hansen will guide you through this deeply relaxing practice.
This form of yoga is a stillness practice with no movement except transitioning between supported, meditative, long-hold postures. This lesser-known style of yoga focuses on releasing, rather than the stretching and strengthening central to other yoga styles.
There are many benefits to restorative yoga including:
- Enhancing our capacity for healing
- Eliciting the parasympathetic response
- Lowering blood pressure
- Reducing stress hormones
- Improving immune function
- Relieving muscular tension
- Aiding insomnia and restless sleep
- Increasing energy level