Restorative

Restorative

When you're in need of grounding, nourishment, and balance - or want to reduce stress...it's time to get STILL. These practices are dedicated to the art of "letting go". If you want to address chronic tightness or increase range of motion, yin is perfect for you. If you're looking for a reset; like a good night's sleep -- Choose Restorative, Yoga Nidra or Meditation.

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Restorative
  • Yin and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (4/24)

    Join Malerie for a Meditative Yin and Restorative practice focused on Creation and Manifestation. You'll need wall space, a bolster, two blocks and a blanket at minimum. We always suggest having more props (pillows/blankets) around so you can make adjustments to better serve your body based on wh...

  • Deep Dive Yin and Restore with Malerie, 90 minutes (2/26)

    A deep dive inward. There’s a lot going on in the world and sometimes in the midst of big turmoil we lack the capacity to step away from the new, social media, etc. We’ve never lived in more of a time where it’s hard to step away. We are deeply neglected of space to reset our nervous system and b...

  • Yin and Restorative (knee friendly) with Malerie, 50 minutes (1/19)

    When you've got knee pain the hip openers often found in yin specifically can be hard to navigate around. This class is knee friendly. In fact your legs won't be doing much this class. It's the perfect chance to focus on the spine. You may need more props to ensure your knees are supported in the...

  • Restorative Meditation with Malerie, 20 minutes (12/27)

    Let's get cozy and focus our mental energy. Our meditation asks us to sit with the reality of our bodies. What it is and isn't capable of, what it looks like and what it doesn't and more. We enter one pose, get settled and stay. You'll need two blocks, 3 blankets, and a bolster for class.

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  • Yin and Restorative with Malerie, 60 minutes (12/22)

    It's post solstice and the light will slowly continue to build. This practice is about embracing illumination. As we move we will explore sensation as illumination and potentially use the breath to highlight areas even more. Asana has an emphasis on the heart and hips. Yin holds are shortened for...

  • Yin and Restorative with Malerie (Adele 30 Album), 60 minutes 11/21

    Whether you've already listened to 30 by Adele or are listening for the 1000th time this practice is built around the feeling of the album. To me it's all heart and hips. Big emotions. Let's soak it up together. This class has minimal talking on my part to let you immerse once settled in the pose...

  • Yin and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (11/6)

    This is THE full body touch up. It hits all the big areas of the body and shape categories including an inversions, hips, forward folds, back bending, twists and shoulders. If it's been awhile since you got on your mat or want a little love all over this is it.

    Have some wall space, two blanke...

  • Yin and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (9/18) - Part 2

    This is an earth element focused practice for grounding and settling. We start with a little pranayama in the first hold to help calm our energy and nervous system. Asana is centered on the lower body. Grab two blocks, two blankets and a bolster.

    Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2WUP...

  • Flowing to Stillness with Malerie, 60 minutes, (9/10)

    We've been conditioned to not trust our bodies. It kinda goes like...
    Tired? You don't need more rest but rather more coffee.
    Feeling pain? It's nothing - it's in your head.
    That desire you're feeling? You don't want or need that be strong enough to overcome it.
    Uhhh. No wonder we doubt ours...

  • Flowing to Stillness with Malerie, 60 minutes (8/27)

    This is a lower body focused practice that builds up to a strong dancer variation. Not everything in this class is demoed meaning Malerie will cue you through it but won't be doing the movement - like she would if you were in an in person class. Grab a bolster, two blocks and a blanket.

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  • Yin + Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (8/12)

    Want to see more ways to get the same release so you can choose the best option for yourself? In this class Malerie will take you through the release of your glutes, hips, and hamstrings demoing several ways you may choose to position yourself. There will be an option to use the wall for some sha...

  • Restorative with Malerie, 60 minutes (7/26)

    In today's restorative the spine will go through gentle back bending, side bending, and twisting although let's not forget that restorative is about the nervous system and not the physical body. We are using lots of props to support the body, get as cozy as possible and allow ourselves to experie...

  • Flowing to Stillness with Malerie, 60 minutes (7/23)

    What does cozy feel like for you? What are its qualities? What's essential? Can we be cozy when we aren't resting? Let's explore.
    This class sequence focuses on the spine with a little attention to all the different ways it can move.
    Today we are using the support of a chair for both our vinyas...

  • Flowing to Stillness with Malerie, 60 minutes (7/16)

    Losing physical abilities whether due to injury, disability, aging, and/or lack of practice are inevitable in this human life. Today we focus on acknowledging how our body has changed so far in this life in ways that we probably fought against a bit. We reflect on what was so important about movi...

  • Pranayama and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (7/13)

    Let's unwind together. We will start with some pranayama to calm and center the mind and then move through a series of pastures designed to help you drop inwards. You'll want two blocks, four blankets (can sub towels, sweaters, etc), and a bolster. This is the rest you've been looking for.

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  • Take a Seat and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (7/9)

    Today's practice focuses on the shoulders and is done seated and lying down. We close with a restorative shape to aid in calming the nervous system further. You need some wall space, two blocks, a bolster, and two blankets.

    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1or5QUUhywHEfMcKdgrNRi?si=e2fba083397...

  • Chair and Restorative with Malerie, 60 minutes (6/27)

    Need to stop and appreciate your body? This is the class for you. We will start off with a chair practice that focuses mostly on the legs and hips and then move onto the mat for restorative yoga. Grab a chair, a strap, two bolsters, two blankets and two blocks.

    https://open.spotify.com/playlist...

  • Take a Seat with Malerie, 60 minutes (6/18)

    Slowing down is so mentally challenging but also rewarding. Let's put in the discipline to spend time and become aware. Our sequence today will have a heart opening focus which means hip flexor, shoulder, and belly expansion as well as glute and back body contraction. We'll close with a restorati...

  • Yin, Breathe, Meditate and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (6/22)

    Need a little bit of all the tools to help you destress and unwind? This one is for you then and gives you a chance for some physical release, mind calming, a brain break and last but not least a nervous system reset. Grab one item you want to gaze upon for meditation. This could be a candle, cup...

  • Yin and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (6/6)

    This practice focuses mainly on the lower half of the body. We will also pay a little more attention to the breath with two options to help settle your nervous system into the parasympathetic side. Set up by the wall and have a bolster, blanket and two blocks for class.

    https://open.spotify.com...

  • Restorative with Malerie, 45 minutes

    Today's restorative starts off with some pranayama to help ease the mind as we give our body rest in the hopes of calming the nervous system. If you have a hard time settling in this may be just what you need. Grab two blocks, three blankets and a bolster.

    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9...

  • Yin and Restorative with Malerie, 60 minutes 5/21

    A yin and restorative class that focuses on the hips. We hold so much tension in the hips tied to emotions and this practice will given them the release your body needs. Grab a bolster and three blankets.

    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3NgfPuOs34ba2j6nWlJ901?si=8a8ed1a028fa4d44

  • Restorative with Malerie, 45 minutes

    We often don't take the time to just be. In this class we have long holds with time to simply sit with your thoughts. We won't have a playlist and I encourage you not to put one of your own on. We live in an age of solitude deprivation. Give this rare gift to yourself. You'll need a bolster, thre...

  • Yin and Restore with Malerie, 60 minutes (5/28)

    Today we are targeting the legs and upper back/shoulders. Get ready to settle in and really spend time with the sensations provided to your body through the shapes. Grab blocks, a bolster and a blanket.
    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5i6wtOfyDnKtl30Ohihhq6?si=b63667f54b864192