Friday, November 15, 6:15-8:15p

Saturday November 16, 1-4p

Restorative Yoga is a powerful practice that resets the nervous system, opens the body and creates ease and quiet in the mind. Explore the power of deep rest and learn to facilitate a relaxing practice of stillness and rest in your students in this 2 days training.

This training will cover:

  • The benefits of restorative yoga including the impact of restorative yoga on the nervous system and subtle body
  • Restorative pose repertoire—learn how to practice and set up and guide postures for comfort and ease
  • Sequencing, cuing, voice and guidance—a complete methodology for teaching Restorative Yoga
  • Learn effective prop use and how to modify props and postures for different bodies
  • How to cultivate a restorative environment
  • Problem solving common barriers and effective teaching of deep rest
  • Guiding Restorative postures in a traditional yoga class

This course is designed for those trained at the 200 Hour Level or beyond who desire to learn the foundations of teaching restorative yoga as a specific practice and as part of a traditional yoga class or in private sessions. Very experienced yoga students who wish to learn more about the practice of Restorative Yoga contact Susan for more information about this course.

Contact Hours:6 CEU’s: 6

Cost: $135

Led by Susan Mathis, E-RYT 500, RCYT, YACEP

Susan began her intensive study of yoga at the Kripalu Center in 2001, completing both the 200 and 500 Hour Teacher Training at the Kripalu School of Yoga. She is deeply committed to the practice of yoga, pranayama and conscious living. She brings the elements of Kripalu Yoga to each class, inviting students to use yoga as a means to explore the space on the inside in order to access deep layers of awareness. Susan has taught Yoga Teacher Trainings for the past 8 years, offering steady guidance, practical knowledge and infusing yoga philosophy into her training courses. She continues to deepen her study of yoga through the 1000 Hour Teacher Training at Kripalu as well as through personal study of yoga philosophy, poetry and writing.