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Restorative Yoga [clear filter]
Friday, March 10

4:30pm MST

The Role of Restoration Yoga as a Healing Practice
Limited Capacity seats available

Restorative Yoga may seem to be intimidating at first. How to place the supports, the blocks, the straps.....? Relax- this is the key word in restoration, Relaxation. In this session, learn what makes this practice more than just relaxing, but a true state of Surrender. Most people spend a great deal of the waking, conscious day (and truthfully, their slumbering unconscious night!) in dealing with stress. For many folks, the very act of lying back and being still is even in itself a massive shift in allowing. Minds are busy filling in the gaps of what I woulda, coulda, shoulda have done. Or endlessly loop around the what I must do next. This process creates a mental crazy train that is deftly crippling otherwise normal, healthy people. Teaching them what slowing down even means, is a challenge! Add to this, the amount of toll that is placed upon the human body through overindulgences- whether this be too much sitting at a computer, or too much spinning in the gym. Our bodies find healing in the place between such states. The beauty of Restoration yoga, is that even people with no prior yoga experience, or who are in recovery from addictions and trauma, can find deep psychological support and healing in profound ways. In fact, the vulnerability that can be exposed and then lovingly supported is beautiful. Come experience for yourself why this gentle practice is so dearly needed in a time of accelerated change.

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Kristen Eykel

Meditation Teacher, Sacred Circle Media
My personal journey into Energy, Yoga and Healing techniques began while I was still modeling, and taught me how to deepen my awareness and to own myself for the very first time. As a model, I was a commodity, but through my study, learned that I was a Spiritual being having a Human... Read More →

Friday March 10, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm MST
Canyon Ballroom B
  Lecture / Talk, Restorative Yoga
Saturday, March 11

7:45pm MST

Restore, Recharge, Reboot
Limited Capacity full
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Relax, release and rejuvenate your mind and body with this yoga class that is great for all yogis (even those new to yoga). This class will simplify the classic poses of yoga while moving and opening tight areas of the body through some gentle flowing sequences. Good form and explanation of alignment in the postures will be demonstrated and many variations will be offered to accommodate a wide variety of body types, activity levels and varying degrees of ability. Come and unwind with this calming, much needed style of yoga in today's busy society and leave feeling refreshed yet cool, calm and collected!Perfect for seniors and womenwho are pregnant, practitioners who have been inactive, or those who are simply looking for a more relaxed and laid back workout prefer gentle yoga over any other yoga form.

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Alan Alcid

Yoga Instructor, The Yoga Unit
My name is Alan – I love yoga! I truly do. I love yoga for it has helped me become the person I am today and also for how I have witnessed others transform. For a long time, I dabbled in yoga. I fit it in where I could, given a super busy schedule as a Photographer and Web Designer.He... Read More →

Saturday March 11, 2017 7:45pm - 9:00pm MST
Dry Creek Canyon Ballroom at The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351
  Evening & Sunrise, Restorative Yoga
  • Tracks Beginners Track, Meditation Track
  • Style Restorative Yoga
  • Participant Level Beginner
  • Takeaway Shorter version of the poses will be given (handout)
  • Special Instructions to Particip Bring their mat, blanket and their presence of mind. Blocks and straps if desired.
  • partner practice, touching or ha Yes

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