Our bodies know how to relax. Our bodies know how to heal themselves.
Restorative yoga is about giving our bodies time and creating the conditions for relaxation and healing to occur.
We are all exhausted. Stress, the leading syndrome of our urban lives, leads to heart disease, obesity, infertility, indigestion, lowered immune function and much more. In the pursuit of health and work-life balance, yoga has become another thing on our to-do list. In our ambitious obsession with “doing” we have forgotten the healing power of “being.”
In Restorative yoga we:
Our bodies know how to relax. Our bodies know how to heal themselves. Restorative yoga is about giving our bodies time and creating the conditions for relaxation and healing to occur.
First you will learn straightforward techniques for teaching introversion and stillness. You will gain the ability to offer your students ways to soothe their overstimulated sympathetic nervous systems and find relief from the stress of their busy lives.
Them we take a targeted look at the theory, alignment, sequencing, and energetics of Restorative yoga. You will learn, for example, to teach supported inversions, the most advanced poses for quieting the brain, decreasing anxiety, boosting the immune system, and hormonal balance.
Dates & Times Sat 7 – Wed 11 September 2019
Sat & Sun 11.00-17.30
Mon & Wed 09.30-16.45
Tue 09.30-17.00 (1 hour break daily)
Price Early Bird €395 if paid before 15 July, Late Bird €450
If you want to complete this in total 30 hour training, read the certification requirements below.
How can we best support our students to find silence in the midst of our cacophonous 21st century? How do we make space for the unseen inner work of yoga in a culture ever more mesmerised by materiality and consumerism? How can we personally integrate a profession about slowing down and giving our attention to spiritual growth into our accelerating lives?
Open to yoga teachers from all style. Taught in English.
An optional certificate is available from Lizzie when you attend all sessions and complete a project after the course. If you would like to receive this certification, please make sure to:
To teach Restorative yoga we must first learn to practice Restorative yoga.
“Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for deep relaxation” by Judith Hanson Lasater.
Raised in San Francisco and trained as a designer, Lizzie Lasater teaches restorative yoga internationally and online. She sometimes jokes that yoga “runs in the family” because her Mom, Judith Hanson Lasater, co-founded Yoga Journal Magazine and has been teaching since 1971. Lizzie posts daily on social media about the pleasure of deceleration. She lives in Salzburg with her Austrian husband. www.lizzielasater.comSee profile ›