there are many different currents. Some of them are relaxing and soothing, others are intense, energetic, energizing. Restorative yoga is one of the types of yoga where one stays for a long time in one pose without feeling tension, discomfort, stress, risk of injury or pain. It was developed in India and involves the additional use of belts, chairs, benches, walls, blankets, supports, even sandbags. Compared to dynamic types of yoga, it requires more attention, calmness and receptivity. It involves different types of muscle engagement.
If you haven't practiced restorative yoga, here are some reasons to do so
Restorative yoga helps you reach an optimal level of muscle tightness and tendon stretching, flexibility and mobility.
Restorative yoga relaxes and regenerates the body and mind.
Restorative yoga improves flexibility without the risk of injury or contusion, pain and discomfort if performed carefully and with a special individual approach to the body.
This type of yoga soothes anxiety and restlessness because it has a highly relaxing effect on the mind. In almost all types of yoga, this effect is present, but in restorative yoga it is felt most quickly and noticeably.
Restorative yoga helps against insomnia, difficulty falling asleep and frequent night wakings.
Restorative yoga helps develop patience, ability to focus, memory.
Restorative yoga improves respiratory function and circulation. In this way, the nourishment of all organs and the brain with oxygen and important substances is also improved.
Some postures in restorative yoga can soothe body aches, especially in the back, neck, hips, hips, shoulders.
Restorative yoga helps improve insight into your own body and emotions, similar to meditation.
This type of yoga is very suitable if you are physically and mentally exhausted and need a reboot.
Restorative yoga is suitable for all ages, including the elderly and those who have past traumas and injuries.
Regular practice of restorative yoga can help sufferers of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, because it simultaneously reduces the anxiety of these diseases and improves the functions of the affected organs and systems.
Restorative yoga can be practiced in class, at home, or while on vacation.