Nourish Thy Self Through Yin/Restorative Yoga and Reiki

Psst... Did you know? Reiki infused Yin/Restorative Yoga is becoming a new thing! Why you may ask? Well here's the skinny:)

What is Yin/Restorative Yoga:

There really isn't much difference between Yin and Restorative. During Yin each posture is normally done down on the floor, (but may also include some standing poses.) A lot of props such as pillows, blocks, bolsters, etc. can be used to help support the body in each pose which can last anywhere from 3-5 minutes, but depending on the focus of the class or the teacher can be a little more challenging with fewer props. Restorative Yoga is where the entire class is done down on the mat and the body is completely supported and comfortable with the use of props.

The Benefits of Both Yin and Restorative Yoga:

Calms and balances the mind and body

Reduces stress and anxiety

Increases circulation

Improves flexibility

Releases fascia

Improves joint mobility

Balances the internal organs

Improves the flow of energy (chi or prana)

What is Reiki and Some Benefits

Universal life force. That is the definition of Reiki. In a nutshell, it is taking the universal energy (whether it be a Reiki practitioner or self-Reiki) that surrounds all of us and of which we have infinite availability and using that to our physiological and energetic advantage. A few of the many benefits of Reiki: (You can read a more complete list here.)


Pain management

Reduced anxiety

Reduced depression

Improved sleep

Improved digestion


Symptoms of fatigue

The Benefits of Mixing Reiki and Yoga:

Mixing Reiki healing with yin yoga has unending benefits. There really isn't anything I can think of that this practice would not be good for. A lot of people who have chronic injuries will seek out both Restorative yoga and Reiki individually, as well as those who are suffering from stress, anxiety, and depression, and everything in-between. Bringing the two practices together can spark a substantially profound healing effect in the body, mind, and spirit.

Rejuvenate from a cellular physical aspect, all the way to stimulating energy flow, balancing your chakra's and creating a stronger connection between Earth, yourself, and the heavens above by joining us for a Thursday morning, 10am class at the Reiki House. Space is extremely limited. Preregistration is required. In One's Element also offers private 1-on-1 Restorative Yoga with Reiki.

Stop what your doing, schedule a class or private session and Nourish Thy Self Through Yin/Restorative Yoga and Reiki.



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