Whether you have five minutes or an hour, taking time out of each day to relax and renew is essential to living well. This book presents nurturing physical postures and breathing techniques called restorative yoga. When practiced regularly, they will help you heal the effects of chronic stress, recover from illness or injury, balance energy, and quiet the mind.
With clear instructions and photographs, Relax and Renew gently guides the experienced practitioner and enthusiastic beginner—regardless of age, flexibility, or strength—in techniques that will ease your way through this hectic world. Judith Lasater draws from decades of experience to provide readers with: · A general restorative sequence · Programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, jet lag, and breathing problems · Guidance for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause · Routines for when time is limited, including one for the office · Practical suggestions that help you prevent stress and live more fully in the present moment · And much more