Synopses & Reviews
Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, the supported poses and breathing practices that will help you heal the effects of chronic stress. In Relax and Renew, the first book exclusively devoted to this work, the author offers in-depth guidance in the Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana), the heart of restorative practice. In addition, this book provides yoga sequences for busy days, including a fifteen-minute practice, yoga at your desk, and the Totally Invisible Relaxation; programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, jet lag, and breathing problems; a special section for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause; a guide to props; and resources for finding a yoga teacher, recommended books, magazines, newsletters, audio programs, yoga vacations, and more.
Stressed out? Taking time out each day to rest, relax and renew is essential to living well. Relax and Renew presents physical postures and breathing techniques called restorative yoga.
These stress-relieving exercises include postures and breathing techniques, programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, and jet lag, and special exercises for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-236) and index.