Posts Tagged: serious recovery

Wednesdays in February: Savasana Deluxe

Each Wednesday in February, from 6 to 7 p.m., I’m leading Yoga Nidra, a form of guided relaxation, at Carrboro Yoga. If you like savasana, the relaxation period at the end of yoga class, you’ll love this practice! All you need to do is show up and lie down.

Sage Advice: Rest Up

When I visit the UNC men’s basketball team to teach yoga, we make a lot of jokes about napping. Players can fall asleep on a dime; last summer, one of the freshmen fell asleep in legs up the wall and stayed there all the way through the closing. Several former players, now professionals, come back… Read more »

Serious Recovery: Supported Child’s Pose

My latest entry for Serious Recovery describes one of my favorite unwinding poses: supported child’s pose. When your lower back is sore, your neck is tired, and your legs are shot, there’s little better than coming into supported child’s pose, a restorative version of a familiar yoga posture. You’ll receive a gentle stretch for your… Read more »