Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga has been an important addition to our studio’s offerings this past year. After training with highly esteemed yoga teacher and author of Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga For Stressful Times, Judith Lasater; Robyn Bowman, Nicole Patton and Natalie Suhanic have brought the work of restorative yoga into Creating Space Yoga Studio. We have seen changes in the studio…more bolsters have arrived, the blankets have multiplied and we have filled more bins with yoga blocks, sandba...

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Yellow Finch Yoga

  Today was grey. It was cool but humid. The kind of day where you decide not to bring an umbrella and it decides to pour on you, or you bring your umbrella and the rain never seems to arrive. Although the skies were an ashen grey, it was bright at the same time. While driving you needed your sunglasses but your windshield wipers remain on slow delay. A curious kind of day. So there he was with a bright yellow belly and a midnight black crown clinging on to the window screen. Gazing into th...

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A Note From A Student…

Hi Robyn, I wanted to give you some feed back about the Friday Restorative Yoga class from last week. It was certainly very relaxing and what a wonderful way to end the week. Nicole was great – she definitely gave a great sense of support & nurturing and it was such a treat to have a blanket wrapped around you for warmth & comfort. A few of us were laughing as we arrived with our mats and our blankets (we felt like we were coming to a PJ party) – so there was a sense of fun too. Initiall...

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Restorative Yoga : The Antidote To Stress

“The antidote to stress is relaxation. To relax is to rest deeply. This rest is different from sleep. Deep states of sleep include periods of dreaming which increase muscular tension, as well as other physiological signs of tension. Relaxation is a state in which there is no movement, no effort, and the brain is quiet. Common to all stress reduction techniques is putting the body in a comfortable position, with gentle attention directed toward the breath. Do these techniques work? Scientis...

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