Restorative Practice Sequence, Week of 10/9/18

Supta Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose)

Supta Padangusthasana (Reclining Big-toe pose), belt around foot and shoulderblades

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-facing Dog) with head support

Uttanasana (Intense Forward Bend) with head support

Salamba Sirsasana (headstand), alternatively, Prasarita Padottanasana (Intense Spread out Foot Pose) with head support

Bharadvajasana (twist named after Bharadvaja) in chair

Salamba Sarvangasana (chair shoulder stand)

Viparita Karani (legs up wall) and cycle (legs in Svastikasana and Baddha Konasana)

Savasana in Pranayama blanket setup

Ujjayi 4 Pranayama (reclining “Mighty Conquerer Breath,” long, slow inhalations and exhalations)

Viloma 1 (“Against the Hair Breath”, interrupted inhalations, long, slow exhalations)

Seated Bhramari (Bumblebee breath)

Savasana