Breathing Techniques

Legs on A Chair

by Restorative Yoga Poses on March 26, 2011

Benefits: This is a simple, straightforward pose that is quick and easy to do yet offers great restorative benefits. Helpful for a midday break from work or after extended time on your feet. This pose gently relaxes the mind and body and refreshes tired legs and back. Props: Chair or Couch, Eye Pillow, and Strap […]

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Diaphragmatic Breathing

by Restorative Yoga Poses on March 16, 2011

Benefits: Also known as abdominal breathing, diaphragmatic breathing is an excellent way to increase relaxation in a supported position. It allows the parasympathetic nervous system to kick in which promotes rest and digestion as well as an overall sense of well being. How it works: The diaphragm is a large dome-shaped muscle that divides the […]

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