Restorative and Yin Yoga

10 Restorative Yoga Videos for Yoga Sequencing

Leslie Perryman • May 13, 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.Beginners Yoga for Relaxation & Sleep, Flexibility Stretches for Stress, Anxiety & Pain Relief
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1. A Guided Relaxation
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Use this guided relaxation, or Yoga Nidra, after any yoga practice or on its own. It is important to relax the nervous system after yoga exercises. The nervous system needs to integrate the effects of the poses so you can reap all the benefits.
2. Hamstring and Lower Back Relief
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Esther demonstrates Reclining Big Toe pose, or Supta Padangustasana. This pose helps to open the hips and the hamstrings and relieves lower back pain. This short sequence is great as a warm up for an entire yoga practice as well as being therapeutic for high blood pressure and infertility.
3. Beginners Yoga for Relaxation & Sleep, Flexibility Stretches for Stress, Anxiety & Pain Relief
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Beginners Yoga for Relaxation & Sleep, Flexibility Stretches to Help You Fall Asleep, Yoga for Stress In this Yoga workout video, Erica Vetra gives you 30 minute routine for sleep, deep relaxation, stress relief and anxiety. These gentle stretches will help you fall asleep and relieve pain and tension throughout the full body. This free beginners yoga class will resolve your trouble sleeping fast!
4. Dragons Tutorial
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This video will explain the Yin Yoga version of the Dragons, which are the Yin Yoga versions of the Lunge. You will be shown alternatives and options and will learn about contraindications for the pose.
5. Chair Yoga for Seniors: Corpse Pose
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In chair yoga for seniors, performing the corpse pose is a great way to relieve stress when finishing a yoga routine. Practice the corpse pose with tips from a certified yoga instructor April Kirkhart.
6. Lower Back Relief
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If your lower back hurts these few simple poses will help relieve the pain.
7. The Yin Lizard
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To practice yoga in "yin" style is to stay in a pose longer and not focus on getting to the ultimate edge. Instead, you go past the muscle and deeper into the fascia/connective tissue matrix of the body. This is a great practice to integrate in your yoga journey.
8. Corpse Pose - Yoga With Adriene
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Learn how to do the Corpse Pose with Adriene! This posture is often considered the MOST IMPORTANT asana in Hatha Yoga. I believe it and treasure this posture. Here we relax and often cool down at the end of a practice but you can practice the actions of Corpse Pose anytime & anywhere! Grab a blanket or a pillow and take a rest. Let the body be still and quiet. Turn your cell phone on airplane mode. (I know, it's hard for me too.) Relax! Renew! Rejuvenate! Breathe and reduce stress by quieting the mind and resting the body. You deserve it.
9. Yoga for Partners Part 1
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Yogayin's Allannah Law shows you the first in a a four part series of poses to do with your partner/friend. This part explores different variations of tree pose - see how easy it is to balance with two. The four episodes make a complete practice. This a quick demonstration and is not traditional yin yoga video.
10. 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.
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