Relax and Renew: Learning to Teach Restorative Yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater

June 8–13, 2018  |  Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health | Stockbridge, MA
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For yoga teachers and serious students.

We work hard in our lives and, while we might sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us relax and rest deeply and completely, benefiting the body’s organ systems.

In this 30-hour training, learn the art and skill of teaching restorative yoga, including

  • The physiology of relaxation
  • The physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of restorative yoga
  • Special poses for menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause
  • How to sequence and teach a restorative yoga class.

Measurable results of relaxation include reduction of blood pressure, muscle tension, and fatigue, and improvement of immune function, digestion, fertility, and elimination.

Required text Judith Hanson Lasater, Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times. (Please bring this to class every day.)

Required reading Malcolm Gladwell, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. You will be sent an additional required reading packet approximately eight weeks before the training.

Recommended reading Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis.

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