Restorative Yoga 4 - Anahata Chakra (34 min)
In this restorative practice, 34 minutes in length, we focus on Anahata Chakra, the heart centre. We begin by moving through gentle shoulder openers that lead to a series of beautifully restorative supported backbends. These are balanced by supported childs pose and savasana. The overall effect is a feeling of space and balance in the heart centre, as well as ease and comfort in the upper back and shoulders.
For this restorative practice, as well as your yoga mat, you will need yoga blocks, cushions, blankets, a bolster if you have one and an eye pillow if you have one. Create a quiet space for yourself where you won’t be disturbed. Dim the lights or just use candles. Close the door. Give yourself this half an hour of uninterrupted time. Everyone will benefit in the end!
If you are not sure which restorative practice to choose, do them in the order they are numbered. So you would begin with Muladhara Chakra and move up through the chakras in sequence.
This practice is suitable for everyone, even those recovering from injury or feeling under the weather. This practice is not suitable for pregnancy and I would recommend instead you try videos specifically for pregnancy.It is designed to bring you to a state of deep relaxation, through a simple sequence of supported postures. We linger in the postures, breathing and encouraging a feeling of letting go.