Tired of having a distracted mind? Learn to rein it in through the pivotal practices of pratyahara (sense withdrawal).
This simple technique of 2:1 breathing, inhaling through the nose and exhaling through the mouth, will calm your nervous system, stimulate your body’s relaxation response, and slow down your mind.
The restorative practice of 61 Points is a systematic technique of moving your attention from one internal energy point to another.
Here’s how a simple blanket can make your relaxation even more relaxing!
Is your lower back comfortable when you lie in relaxation? Mia shows you how to use blankets to support and raise your knees so that your lower back can relax and flatten.
These 5 powerful tools can calm you in the moment and can also create long-term change and transformation in your life.
If your yoga class relaxation serves as a feel-good ending to a stretch-and-burn experience, you’re missing out on a lot!
Systematic relaxation is a popular but often misunderstood practice. Many yoga teachers in the West have modified the relaxation practices they teach at the end of their asana classes with sensory stimulants like music, or have omitted systematic relaxation altogether. Understood and practiced correctly though, it can deliver profound rewards.