This weeks class contains poses that help to combat stress. The sequence focusses on restorative yoga poses that promote relaxation and breath awareness. Poses to soften, and open your hips and groins, are combined with reclining chest opening poses. The sequence as a whole has a rejuvenating, energy preserving emphasis. Many of the fundamental restorative Iyengar poses such as viparita karani and setu bandha sarvangasana are taught with step by step instructions. This class is appropriate for intermediate students, but will also suit students who regularly work from the advanced section.