Yoga For Relaxation consists of 15 x 15 minute yoga videos that relax you body and calm your mind.
Conscious breathing techniques switch the nervous system from the sympathetic ‘fight or flight’ mode into the parasympathetic ‘rest and digest’ state.
Gentle stretches release tension in muscles caused by stress, injury, poor health, pain or overtraining.
Fluid movement through full range of motion relieves tightness at the joints.
Meditation quietens the mind, relieves anxiety and helps to develop a greater capacity for focus and concentration.
The course includes:
There are 4 other challenges in this series, to complete your yoga practice - Balance, Flexibility, Mobility and Strength.
In this sequence we’ll learn a calming breathing exercise and stretch muscles throughout the body to relieve tension and tightness.
In this sequence, we’ll cultivate a state of calm relaxation to quiet the mind and soothe the body.
In this sequence, we’ll release tension and tightness in the hips.
In this sequence, we’ll learn a new breathing technique to help us deal more capably with highly stressful events.
We’ll finish this gentle sequence with a calming body scan meditation to calm the mind and relax the body.
This gentle sequence is designed to release tension in the lower back.
In this sequence, we’ll learn a technique to develop concentration and self-awareness.
This gentle stretching sequence will induce a state of deep and profound relaxation.
This sequence stretches the muscles between the ribs allowing the lungs to expand and facilitate more effective breathing.
In this sequence, we’ll observe our posture and how it impacts the effectiveness of the respiratory system.
In this sequence, we’ll focus on the relationship between the flow of the breath and the movement of the spine.
This sequence is designed to release tightness - especially in the hips and hamstrings.
In this sequence, we’ll bend, flex and twist the spine to release tension and increase suppleness in the upper body.
In this gentle sequence, we’ll focus on moving the spine, deepening the breath and quieting the mind.
In this sequence, we’ll wring out tension through a series of gentle twists to refresh your body and mind.
Abi is a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Instructor & NASM Qualified Personal Trainer.
She was born in England but now travels all over the world learning cutting edge exercise, nutrition and health techniques to share with her online community.
She combines her personal training experience with her love of yoga to create a unique style that focuses on the physical and mental aspects of the practice. She believes that yoga is fundamental for training balance, flexibility, mobility, strength, relaxation and mental focus as well as for relieving stress and pain.
Her mission is to bring a new simple, efficient style of yoga to busy men and women, serious and recreational athletes and curious beginners.