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Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Level 1


  • Balance Arts Center 151 West 30th Street 3rd Fl New York, NY, 10001 United States (map)

Learn how to bring your students into a practice of restorative yoga that helps them release layers of tension, engage the relaxation response, and feel more at ease in their bodies. Through lecture, hands on you work, and discussion you will explore how the gross anatomy, subtle energy body, emotional body, and mental body work together in restorative poses. Upon completion, you will be able to create, guide, and practice a customized Restorative Yoga practice for yourself and others.

Learn More and Register For January 2020 NYC

Training covers topics such as:

  • Alignment, propping, and application of essential restorative poses

  • Science of the Relaxation Response

  • Working with the nervous system and subtle body

  • Neurological, physical, psychological, and energetic principles of working with Restoratives

  • Observing bodies and making skillful propping decisions

  • Foundations for building a restorative practice, including using props, creating the environment, basic sequencing, breath work, and holding space

  • Supporting the mind body emotional connection through conscious relaxation

  • Creating restorative experiences for private clients and group classes

  • Incorporating restorative poses in traditional hatha yoga or vinyasa yoga group classes

Learn to create and offer a full Restorative Yoga class, incorporate restoratives into other yoga classes, develop a deeper personal practice, or integrate with other therapeutic modalities.