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 (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

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise, 45 Mins (Live 5.2.21)

    Grab two pillows or a firm bolser, a blanket, two blocks and a strap. Music for class - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1UZeA38UaB61QHLkrlXcRU?si=01a13b42d1394e82

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise (40 Mins) Live 4.25.21

    Resistance challenges us but also wears us out. Today’s practice reminds us of the challenge of hitting resistance both in the stillness and the stretch. Have wall space, two pillows, a blanket or two, blocks and a strap. Music for class... https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1UZeA38UaB61QHLkrlXcRU...

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise

    Our "ego" is a necessary component of connection, ambition, and ultimately joy - but finding a healthy balance is difficult. This 35-Min practice is designed to tap into ego through an alternation of "gentle" and "intense". Have as many props (pillows, blankets, straps, scarfs, blocks) as you c...

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise (Live 4.11.21)

    We're working the idea of expansion and contraction...opening up and turning inward - grab pillows blankets, blocks and anything else you have available to you. Music for class - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4OSiQPdBfXRI90WSthimH1

  • Yin + Restore 40 Mins with Annelise Live 3.28.21

    Today's practice deals with discomfort as a means of growth. We'll work into hips, low back, neck and the rotator cuff before settling into savasana. Grab blankets, pillows, blocks and a device to play soothing music... playlist for class on spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0KtZ...

  • Yin + Restore 40 Minutes with Annelise (Live 3.21)

    Unwind into a night's deep sleep with this restorative & yin practice. We'll twist, fold, and open the hips, hamstrings low back and back heart space. You'll need a yoga bolster or two bed pillows, a yoga blanket or extra large towel (beach towel maybe), bath towel and two blocks. Music for cl...

  • Yin + Restore 45 Minutes - Live 2.28.21

    Setting boundaries is an art form and today's Yin + Restore practice works into the art of holding your own space. Grab two pillows or a bolster, a blanket, a strap and two blocks (or bathtowels). Music for class here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4EnLvBulzkfFP19yU9bEgc?si=tigxotyORISrCqZ...