Restorative Yoga For Overworked, Exhausted, Stressed Out People

Thank you Mountain Energy Yoga this just what we need to bring serenity back to a chaotic world.
Leslie

Mountain Energy

Before the restorative sequence, practice progressive muscle relaxation.

Choose a quiet time of day. Lie down on a mat – wearing comfortable, warm clothing – support head with a folded blanket – breathe slowly focusing on your exhale.

Tense the muscles in your feet, shins and calves

Then release these muscles

Tense the muscles in your thighs and buttocks

Then release these muscles

Breathe in deeply and fill your chest and belly to the max that you can

Hold breath briefly

Then exhale fully and feel relaxation

Lift your shoulders up to your ears and tense the muscles in your shoulders

Then release these muscles

Repeat three times in the shoulder area – tensing and releasing

Press the back of your head into the blanket supporting it tensing the neck muscles

Then release these muscles

Gently rock your head from side to side

Yawn

Frown

Smile

Raise your eyebrows

Tense…

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