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Join Nicole from Go Slow Yoga for 2 hours of deeply nourishing Restorative Yoga and experience deep rest. This workshop will suit anyone seeking true rest in their lives.
But what is restorative yoga? Restorative yoga is a practice of yoga where there is no doing, instead students are cradled, cushioned & supported by yoga props such as bolsters, blankets and cushions, where they comfortably rest for up to 15 minutes. When we pause here, comfortably to rest, we cultivate conditions for the body’s parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest response) to come into dominance. It is this space of rest that the systems of our body require if they are to regulate and restore themselves and it is also where we can heal.
In this workshop we will begin by gently preparing the body through accessible, slow movement and breathing practices suitable for all levels of experience, including those who have never practiced yoga before. The conditions will then be created for you to rest, completely supported, as you are gently guided through accessible restorative yoga postures.
This workshop would suit anyone seeking deep rest in their lives as well as those experiencing stress, insomnia & fatigue including those managing chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), adrenal fatigue and parents experiencing postnatal depletion.
No experience is necessary and all bodies are welcome however spaces are limited.
Total yoga novice! (I) came in exhausted (young kids and renovating our house). I left feeling genuinely refreshed and re-energized. Nicole was so welcoming and helpful to all, whether we were newcomers or old hands. I highly recommend Nicole and her work. – Ariadne Lack, Psychologist.
About Nicole Blyth
Nicole is the founder of Go Slow Yoga. She has been committed to her practice of yoga for over 15 years, and adopts a mindful approach to her classes. Nicole specialises in Restorative Yoga, a healing and nourishing practice that has supported her through every day and significant life events, including motherhood and chronic illness. Nicole believes that yoga is for every "body" at all stages along the lifespan and she enjoys supporting her students in their individual experience and inquiry of yoga. With warmth and care, Nicole supports her students in slowing down and meeting themselves where they are in their practice. Nicole is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Australia, a Certified Restorative Yoga Teacher and a qualified Social Worker (BSW – Hons). Nicole’s restorative yoga practice and teaching is informed by the teachings and training of Judith and Lizzie Lasater and the mentorship of Wai Ying Tham.