Focus: Yoga for anxiety. This class features a restorative sequence of calming poses that will help to reduce anxiety. It will also assist in relieving stress and reducing nervous tension. It contains wall-assisted standing poses and a short sequence of forward bends using a support for your forehead. It also includes some chest opening restorative poses. This yoga for anxiety class has an emphasis on breath awareness and touches on some basic pranayama practices. In addition to helping with stress and anxiety this cooling sequence may also be beneficial for people people practicing with high blood pressure.
Key Poses: Supta baddha konasana, ardha chandrasana, janu sirsasana, setu bandha sarvangasana, savasana, ujjayi pranayama.
Equipment: Mat, chair, 2 bolsters, 2 blocks, belt.
Duration: 75 min