Restorative and Yin Yoga

10 Restorative Yoga Videos for Increased Flexibility

Leslie Perryman • March 17, 2015
Slip into a quiet practice. Restorative yoga is a passive practice utilizing breathing exercises, long held posture, and props to deeply rest tissues of the body, and calm the mind.Restorative Twists by Daniella Cotreau
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1. Restorative Forward Folds & Twists - Fearless Heart
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Allow yourself to steep in the profound peace that is available to you the moment you release resistance to both inner and outer conditions and invite radical acceptance into your life. This restorative class is meant to aid in letting go and embracing every area of life. It can be easy to get caught up in wanting things to be different than they are, but we suffer most when we resist the present moment. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Daniella Cotreau through this 8-part Fearless Heart Series on cultivating deep inner awareness.
2. Yoga for Better Sleep: Resolve Stress
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Power down. Train your body to down-regulate, even amidst high stress situations. Often, we are unable to connect with our source of inner stillness, and restore into a center of calm. In this series, Grokker Yoga Expert Lisa Sanfilippo guides you through a sequence to ease you into your own bliss. This Grokker Premium video is all levels.
3. Yoga for Women: Happy Ovaries
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Remember the essence of you. This Grokker Premium video on yoga to strengthen the reproductive system will explore your creative rhythm and passion. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Sierra Campbell to soothe the mind with the pace of your heartbeat, then settle your awareness beyond into a uniquely receptive, yet passionate and productive space.
4. Restorative Yoga: Discover Body, Mind & Spirit
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Restorative Yoga is perhaps the most gentle, loving and healing of all the types of yoga. This Grokker Premium video leads a very still and quiet practice. This restorative sequence will deeply soothe your soul, quiet your mind and relieve your body of pain and discomfort. The intention is to tap into the parasympathetic nervous system facilitating the body's own healing resources and allowing for deep rest and relaxation. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Cindy Walker, as she leads you though one of the most beneficial types of yoga. Appropriate for beginners to advanced students.
5. Restore & Renew
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Melt away tension along the spine, and as you do so, experience the down regulation of your nervous system. You'll feel mentally and physically rejuvenated from this sequence, as Siri Peterson's clear attention to detail guides you into yourself, and a profound settling of inner energy. This Premium Restorative Anusara video takes you through a deeply relaxing sequence of restful, supported postures. Experience quiet from the inside out.
6. Restore Now
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Restorative poses bring your body and mind back to calm after an energizing yoga routine. Tara Stiles demonstrates poses that utilize gravity and time to open your body up.
7. Dragon Pose
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The Dragon pose will really do wonders for your hips!!! Practice it and feel it for yourself. It will help with sciatica and lower back.
8. Bananasana Tutorial
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Bananasana it provides physiological and energetic benefits. This is an instruction guide on how to do the pose and it will provide alternative ways to do the move and still receive physical benefits.
9. Stretch the Spine and Back
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In this video, Esther demonstrates two poses using props to extend the spine and open the body. These stretches are great for a stiff upper and lower back.
10. Yin Pose for Stiff Lower Back
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In this video, Esther shows you a simple but brilliant Yin pose for when your lower back is stiff and painful. Make sure you warm up before you do this practice.
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