Raise your hand if you’ve been feeling stressed out? ✋ I know that I definitely have and I’m positive I’m not alone in that feeling. To combat these feelings of stress, I’ve been turning my yoga practice to more gentle practices aimed at deep relaxation, and today’s practice is one of those practices. In fact, I actually forgot I had already filmed this class and recorded it again, only to go and send myself the file to edit and see it already waiting in my to-edit folder. While maybe a funny anecdote to share, to me, it showed my body’s deep need for relaxation and to slooowwwww down. The class felt so good the first time through and just as good (maybe better) the second time. Let this gentle yoga stretch for deep relaxation become your new go-to practice when you need to invite in more rest.

Gentle Yoga Stretch for Deep Relaxation

Props needed: 1 bolster and 1-2 blocks (easily replace these items with multiple pillows!)

If you want props for future classes: Bolster and Cork Yoga Blocks or Foam Yoga Blocks

Class length: 36 minutes

Skip the intro: 2:40

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Disclaimer: I fully believe in the power of yoga and its benefits but as with any exercise, please consult your health care professional with any questions or concerns before starting an exercise program. When participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. The creators of this video are not liable for any injury, accident, or health impairment by participating in this video. 

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