VIDEO: I call this pose my ‘5-Minute Rescue’ – click here to watch.
5-Mintute Rescue: I share a simple 5-Minute Yoga boost with you in this short video filmed at Evolve Wellness Centre - click picture to watch
Legs Up The Wall (or Viparita Karani) is one of my favourite Restorative Yoga poses because it has multiple benefits including easing tired legs, reducing stress (helps boost your mood!), fatigue, insomnia and more!
In this short video, filmed recently at evolve, I show you how to do it, including a cheeky way to get into the pose if you have tight hamstrings (for you runners and cyclists out there – this pose is great for your weary legs!). I thank the wonderful Judith Hanson Lasater (who I studied Restorative Yoga with) for showing me this alternative way in to the pose.
Want to experience more Restorative poses like this? Join me for Relax & Restore Restorative Yoga classes on Fridays at Embody Wellness 6.45-7.45pm.
If you’ve never been to a Restorative Yoga class and would like to know what to expect, you can read a review of my Relax & Restore class from Carly on her brilliant Project HB blog by clicking here.
VIDEO: I call this my 5-Minute Rescue – CLICK HERE TO WATCH
NEW CLASS - Gentle Flow with Paula at Embody Wellness, Vauxhall
Join me for Gentle Flow, Fridays 5.45-6.45pm – starts 2nd May.
Transition from your work week in this new slow flow class harmonising your body and mind through the practice of gentle yoga postures and breathing techniques which will leave you feeling centred and rebalanced. Great for beginners as well as more experienced students wanting a more gentle practice.
To further de-stress from your week, stay on for my Relax & Restore restorative yoga class which is straight after from 6.45-7.45pm. I often joke that it’s ‘adult nap time’, but for good reason. Whether you’re an endurance athlete looking to aid recovery, stressed and over-worked, a mum-to-be or simply in need of some me-time, everyone can benefit from restorative yoga as the poses facilitate rest and recovery by activating the parasympathetic nervous system – the part of our autonomic nervous system that is in charge of our ‘rest and digest’ activities in the body. Learn more about restorative yoga and what to expect at a Relax & Restore class by clicking here. And find further details and booking for both classes here.