Rest & Renew Yoga
Calm, Quiet, Revive
Take a deep inhale, and hold…loooooooong sigh out! And repeat. And repeat.
Feels good, doesn’t it? Sometimes the hardest part of being a mother (with bumps or with babies) is carving out time for yourself to reconnect, revive and simply rest. Rest & Renew Yoga is all about self care. Our restorative yoga class is designed for mamas in the early stages of pregnancy AND those who have had their babies, be it 6 weeks or 6 years ago. It’s a slow-paced and relaxing class that features restorative stretches, long-hold poses, cleansing breath exercises and dedicated mindfulness practices by late evening candlelight. Expect a lot of time resting on a bolster, releasing tension in your body and enjoying a peaceful (and quiet) space to have a ‘time out’.
By relaxing the muscles, lowering the heart rate and resting the nervous system, you can help fight fatigue, illness, injury, restlessness, stress and anxiety of everyday life. The practice of this slow paced yoga helps to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which is known as the rest-and-digest mode (which busy mamas need to focus on). It is important to have balance with anything in life, as we know from the Yin and Yang. Restorative Yoga is the yin (calm, peaceful, relaxed) to the yang (power, intense, energy). Overall, we need both practices in our life to remain healthy and in harmony.
This restorative yoga class can help with:
- Mind & Body Connection
- Postpartum Depression
- Pain (Joints, Neck, Back)
Come to move, laugh, focus, breathe…really breathe, and give your beautiful self some long overdue attention.
Spaces are limited. Please register to hold your spot! No previous yoga experience is necessary. We look forward to having you join us for restorative yoga in this caring and supportive space.
Wednesdays from 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Your ‘yoga chaperone’ for Rest & Renew Yoga
Hello sweet souls! My name is Shelly Cassivi.
I have been teaching yoga for over a decade. With hundreds of hours training and thousands of hours teaching, you will be in good hands. I trained at Semperviva where I was introduced to a large variety of yoga styles. I studied with prominent teachers from around the world including Gurumuhk, Sarah Powers, Max Strom, Seane Corn, Sadie Nardini Sarah Powers, and Rolf Gates. I teach a variety of styles including Hatha, Yin, Flow, and Restorative.
As a musician myself, I love exploring sound healing meditation. I layer powerful instruments such as crystal singing bowls, melodic drums, crystal pyramids, chimes, guitar and the most powerful instrument, my voice, to take you into a deep state of peace and well-being.
“I AM FOCUSSED ON THE FULL EXPERIENCE OF YOGA AND THE TRANSFORMATIVE NATURE OF THIS SIMPLE PRACTICE WHEN ALL OF THE INTRICATE LAYERS ARE WOVEN INTO THE EQUATION: PHYSICAL, MENTAL, EMOTIONAL & ENERGETIC.”
I look forward to creating a supportive, sacred, and healing space for you to relax, re-energize and renew!