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This unique fusion of functional movement education and yoga restores natural pain free function to muscles and joints throughout the body. Learn life‐long tools for reducing stress, strain and pain. Each weekly class consists of stretching, resistance exercises and yoga asanas that are done in the sequence that best addresses YOUR own unique challenges and abilities. Powerful, effective, and fun to do. Improves posture, balance, co‐ordination. Increases strength and flexibility. You can choose small group classes, private yoga instruction or personalized exercise therapy assessment and program design. Check the events page for more details and class dates and times.
iRest® Yoga Nidra
Integrative Restoration (iRest®) Yoga Nidra is a profoundly transformative practice that can help any individual of any age, from any walk of life, learn how to rest deeply even in the midst of stress or strain or pain. It is “sleeping yoga”, a tool from thousands of years ago that has stood the test of time in its ability to create positive results for participants.
As we learn to rest with whatever our inner experiences are, the deepest knots of tension that create pain begin to gently undo leading to feelings of relief, having more energy, being able to sleep better, having more ease in relationships and generally becoming comfortable. Just being yourself, just as you are‐without any agenda to fix, or change or otherwise modify yourself.
In more recent years, this work has been backed by science and you can find research papers (30 so far) on its effects for the following conditions and populations:
- Chemical Dependency
- Chronic Pain
- Insomnia/Sleep Disorders
- Correctional Facilities
Go to the iRest website to find this information. Group workshops and private sessions available. See the events page for more details.
A gentle, hands-on approach that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance.
Using a soft touch which is generally no greater than 5 grams – about the weight of a nickel – practitioners release restrictions in the soft tissues that surround the central nervous system. CST is increasingly used as a preventive health measure for its ability to bolster resistance to disease, and it's effective for a wide range of medical problems associated with pain and dysfunction.
Neuromuscular Massage Therapy
This effective form of hands on therapy releases pain in muscles that is being caused from chronic tightness, lack of blood flow and improper nerve functioning. When combined with exercise therapy to re educate weakened and overstretched areas, pain diminishes or disappears entirely. The body begins to function in its true upright, aligned, fluid and stable state.
What My Clients Say About iRest® Yoga Nidra…….
Omg Marthe! That yoga session did amazing things!!!!! Can I come for another??????
Thanks again for a great session! As I was driving home it occurred to me that the opposite of disapproval is actually acceptance! Love this stuff!
Hi Marthe, since I've had the session with you my sleeping has improved a lot. A lot fewer restless wide awake nights!
….During your session I experienced a deep and peaceful state of relaxation, calmness and acceptance. I have some memory of shifting back and forth between something (tension?) that was located in my right lower abdomen and clearness that was located somewhere on the left side of my face and the area beside my face. By the time I got up after you left I felt peaceful and much clearer. Muddledness had dropped to about a 3-4 and I was starting to feel happy and positive again. I even smiled! Today is better still. Probably a 2-3 or so. I slept really well last night and only experienced a mild discomfort (anxiety) while getting myself out the door but I was able to do it quite comfortably. (Monday I couldn’t even figure out how to get into the shower let alone out the door.)