A Practice for Mental Fatigue

with Michelle LaRue

Style: Iyengar

Duration: 45 min

Intensity: Low

Props: Blanket, Blocks, Chair

Class Description

This alignment-based restorative sequence is great for those days when your brain has been working too hard. All of the postures support the head, lending a feeling of calm throughout the entire body.

Begin with a blanket-supported adho mukha svanasana (downward facing dog), then move into a block-supported uttanasana (standing forward bend), a “prop of choice” supported prasarita padottanasana (wide-legged forward fold), and sirsasana (headstand) at the wall or in the middle of the room.

In the second part of the class, you’ll do a chair- and wall-supported backbend and a chair- and blanket-supported sarvangasana (shoulderstand) before concluding with two savasanas. The first savasana supports your head and back with lots of blankets and the second one uses less.

Audio and video downloads are available for Digital Members. Digital Members.

Michelle LaRue

Michelle LaRue

Michelle deeply enjoys sharing the benefits of Yoga with others. Her teaching is strong and precise. She blends physically demanding asana work with clear verbal instruction. Her aim is to lead her... Read more>>  

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