Restorative Yoga Poses
These restorative yoga poses will relax and calm your entire body and mind to prepare you for corpse pose.
Child's Pose helps to stretch the hips, thighs, and ankles while reducing stress and fatigue. It gently relaxes the muscles on the front of the body while softly and passively stretching the muscles of the back torso.
In Savasana it’s essential that the body be placed in a neutral position. Sit on the floor with your knees bent, feet on the floor, and lean back onto your forearms. This pose is also called Mrtasana (pronounced mrit-TAHS-anna, mrta = death)
Legs Up the Wall Pose
Its Sanskrit name, “Viparita Karani” (VIP-uh-REE-tuh kah-RAH-nee), literally translates to “inverted action.” When you take time out of your day to reverse the forward motions of doing, acting, and accomplishing, you allow your brain and body to settle into a state of pure being.
Mountain Pose is your center in yoga. Every single yoga pose can begin with this pose. A lot of time referred to as it's Sanskrit name as Tadasana (tah-DAHS-uh-nuh) - Mountain Pose is just that, your acting like a big strong mountain. This may look like Meddy Teddy is just standing there but really he is fully engaged in this pose.