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Relax and Restore for the Weekend

Relax and Restore for the Weekend

When:

  • Fri 30 Oct, 5:45pm – 7:45pm
  • Fri 20 Nov, 5:45pm – 7:45pm

Where:

Urban Yoga, Level 3, 160 Willis St, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Relax and Restore single workshop: $55.00
  • Relax and Restore series: $100.00
  • Buy Tickets – 0273048830

The outbreak of Covid-19 highlights the vital importance of taking more personal responsibility for our wellbeing. Learning to step away from our busy lifestyles and to relax is one of the best ways of listening to what the body needs to maintain vibrant health.

Almost everything will work again If you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. - Anne Lamott

This series of workshops is dedicated to deeply nourishing relaxation for the body and mind, designed to release tension, and leave you feeling restored for the weekend.

Giving time and space to the art of relaxation is an important part of a well-balanced lifestyle. In each workshop, Laura will guide you, over the two hours, to gently slow down; starting with some gentle movement and moving into juicy restorative poses.

In Restorative Yoga, as the breath slows down, the heart rate follows and the body naturally relaxes. In passive floor-based yoga postures utilizing props such as bolsters, folded blankets and blocks, the body begins to release into the support beneath. Allowing up to 20 minutes in each posture gives us time to explore sensations and find ease in the fullness of being. Breathing techniques and meditation will be layered in to complement the relaxation.

The benefits of a Restorative Practice:
- Lowers cortisol (chemical messenger involved in stress response)
- Increases immunity
- Promotes digestion in the belly brain, our mood regulator
- Facilitates internal reflection (helps to transform inner narratives)
- Nervous system regains equilibrium
- Improves sleep
- Lowers blood pressure
- Releases muscle tension

Wear warm, comfortable clothing and come prepared to relax. We look forward to welcoming you into one or both of these very special evenings made to for slowing down and adjusting into ‘being’. Everybody Welcome. Come join us.

These very special offerings are limited to 10. Bookings essential!

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