This form of yoga triggers the relaxation response and helps the nervous system recover from continuous daily stress. As you are resting in specific restorative yoga postures, and supported by different yoga props, such as bolsters and blocks, the tensions in your body melts away. The overall calming effect of a Restorative Yoga class on the nervous system soothes your mind and body down to the cellular level. So if you find yourself continuously working, training or "doing", consider the following signs and be honest with your responses. Your physical health and state of mind may depend in it!
10 signs that indicate you could benefit from a Restorative Yoga class.
Unplug from your life and settle into a Restorative Yoga pause for 5 minutes. Be warned; profound relaxation and overall wellbeing may occur!