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Category - Restorative

Restorative poses can be practiced for several minutes at a time. They are passive poses designed to increase flexibility and ease aches and pains. Blocks and pillows can be useful to give you additional support.

Child is a deeply restorative yoga pose.
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Child

Child is the ultimate restorative pose. It's great to practice at the start of your session to bring you into your body and quiet your mind.

Corpse or savasana is the most restorative yoga pose.
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Corpse

Corpse or Final Resting pose usually comes at the end of the session. It is designed to allow your body to rest so that the benefits can integrate.

Happy Baby is a restorative pose that opens up the hips.
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Happy Baby

Happy Baby stretches the glutes, groin and hamstrings, relaxes the body, quiets the mind and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Knees-To-Chest is a restorative pose that can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Knees-To-Chest

Knees-To-Chest is essentially Child's pose on your back. It's great for releasing tension at the lower back and neutralising the spine.

Pigeon is a key hip opener for athletes.
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Pigeon

Pigeon pose is a key hip opener for athletes that stretches the hip flexors, TFL and glutes and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Puppy pose improves spinal mobility especially in the thoracic.
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Puppy

Puppy pose is a key restorative counterpose for athletes that targets the thoracic spine and releases tension at the lower back.

Ragdoll stretches the calves and hamstrings and releases the lower back.
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Ragdoll

Ragdoll releases tension at the lower back and stretches the calves and hamstrings. You can bend your knees as much as you need to.

Reclining Butterfly opens up the hips.
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Reclining Butterfly

Reclining Butterfly is a restorative hip opener that stretches the groin and adductors and releases tension at the lower back.

Reclining Sidebend is a restorative reclining pose.
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Reclining Sidebend

Reclining Sidebend is a restorative pose that stretches the entire length of the side body—especially the obliques, intercostals and shoulders.

Reclining Spinal Twist alleviates lower back pain.
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Reclining Spinal Twist

Reclining Spinal Twist is a key pose for athletes that can help to alleviate lower back pain, neck pain and pain in between the shoulder blades.

Wind-Relieving pose can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Wind-Relieving

Wind-Relieving pose is crucial for athletes to release tension at the lower back and stretch the hip flexors—especially after a workout.