Stress/Anxiety › Norman Blair

These practices have been specifically created and sequenced for watching online on Movement for Modern Life to reduce stress and anxiety you may feel in your life.
Within our anti-stress and anxiety series, we have a range of practices which include:

Yin-yoga

which cultivates a deep sense of awareness.The perfect antidote to urban life, Yin focuses on releasing and letting go via the deep musculature of the body and connective tissues, aiding physical, energetic, mental and emotional flexibility.

Restorative Yoga

is passive, designed to adjust the nervous system and rest the adrenal glands, enabling the body to move towards balance.

All of the practices on this site are designed to increase your awareness on the breath and movement, which will intrinsicly help you deal with any stress/anxiety you may feel in everyday life.

 

  • Yin Yoga: As Is35:21
    Yin Yoga: As Is

    Norman Blair

    As is: a practice of Yin yoga, meditation and pranayama. In this beautifully slow, quiet class, you'll be asked to settle into sensation. Expect just a few poses, all of them on the floor, but long holds. Take enquries into your body, your breath and the issues within your tissues as you relax into what is. A fabulous class for settling the nerves afer a stressful day or for relaxing before bedtime. You will need a block or cushion, a bolster, you may need a strap, and you may want any other props if you have them.



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  • Being Breathing21:39
    Being Breathing

    Norman Blair

    This gentle Yin yoga class focuses on the breath with very gentle, calming stretches that will release and transform any anxiety and prepare for sleep or gently open the body ready for the day.



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  •  Peace and Breath17:20
    Peace and Breath

    Norman Blair

    A very quiet and gentle yoga class. All yoga poses are supine and held for a period, where the body is calmed and quieted and attention is turned inward. Then Norman leads a breath practice at sitting. You may need a cushion or block for sitting still. Great for times where you are looking to reduce stress/anxiety and perfect for before bed when you are looking to quiet the mind and gently stretch the body.



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  •  Yin & Breath: 113:45
    Yin & Breath: 1

    Norman Blair

    Take this lovely calming breath practice with Norman known as Chandra Bedana. It calms the body down and is great to prepare for sleeep. Class starts with a few gentle hip openers to prepare the body for sitting. You will beed a block and maybe a bolster or pillow.



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  •  Yin Yoga for Freedom47:02
    Yin Yoga for Freedom

    Norman Blair

    A quiet, restful yin yoga class where each pose is held for long enough to truly deepen into your yoga. As we deepen into our stretches, we become closer to our bodies, to who we are. We are able to start to live life from the authentic place of where we are, not where we were or where we want to be. Fantastic life-skills in the form of yoga. You will need cushions or a bolster and a blanket and prepare to deepen your yoga practice



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  •  Quietly Restful Yin Yoga47:02
    Quietly Restful Yin Yoga

    Norman Blair

    A beautifully restful all-level yin yoga class which focuses on inner quietness through the holding of restful, gentle yoga poses. Norman teaches us how to watch and calm the mind and focus on the body whilst holding yoga poses. A fantastic class for after a busy day, after a long drive or for before bed. A great combination of calm mind and restful body. This is the king of classes. You will need a block, cushion or pillow for support and a bolster.



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