Restorative and Yin Yoga

6 Restorative Yoga Videos for Lengthening Connective Tissue

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.Dragon Pose
1. Dragon Pose
Dragon Pose
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.
2. Dragons Tutorial
Dragons Tutorial
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.
3. Bananasana Tutorial
Bananasana Tutorial
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.
4. Stretch the Spine and Back
Stretch the Spine and Back
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.
5. Yin Pose for Stiff Lower Back
Yin Pose for Stiff Lower Back
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.
6. The Yin Lizard
The Yin Lizard
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.
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