RESTORATIVE YOGA FOR THE THROAT CHAKRA

LENGTH: 30 minutes

BENEFITS:
opens the throat chakra, supports healthy thyroid function, opens chest and shoulders, relaxing, grounding, may relieve insomnia.

ABOUT THIS CLASS:
The poses in this class support a healthy and balanced throat chakra. Grab all your props for this one. You're going to want them!

PROPS FOR THIS CLASS:
Folded blankets, yoga blocks, yoga strap (or belt or scarf), yoga bolster (or stack of pillows), cervical pillow (or rolled up towel)

POSES IN THIS SEQUENCE:

x seated cat/cow stretches
x neck stretches
x salamba sarvangasana - supported shoulder stand
x savasana - corpse pose

5 MINUTE SEATED STRETCH

LENGTH: 5 minutes

BENEFITS:
gentle stretch, may alleviate pain in the neck and shoulders

ABOUT THIS CLASS:
This short class uses non-traditional yoga movements to unravel tension in just 5 short minutes.

PROPS FOR THIS CLASS:
Folded blanket. This class can be done in bed or on the floor.


POSES IN THIS SEQUENCE:
x upper body hug - neck stretch
x parsva sukhasana - side body stretch
x paschimottanasana - seated forward fold
x seated meditation

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SUPINE YOGA FOR HEADACHE PREVENTION

LENGTH: 10 minutes

ABOUT THIS PRACTICE:
This class can be done anytime of day, but I would recommend incorporating it into your morning yoga routine to prevent the muscle tension that can cause headaches.

BENEFITS:
pain relief

PROP RECOMMENDATIONS:
none required

POSES IN THIS SEQUENCE:

x constructive rest pose
x neck stretches
x supta matsyendrasana - supine twist