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Healing Touch Restorative Yoga

Cypris Birkel

Restorative yoga is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching - allowing your muscles to relax deeply.

Props - rather than your muscles - are used to support your body, and practitioners call it an excellent antidote for stress.


Cypris Birkel and Suzanne Sabourin are two practitioners here in Chattanooga who together have created a new class - called “Healing Touch Restorative Yoga.”


It combines restorative yoga with other healing practices - including Shiatsu massage, meditation and aromatherapy - just to name a few.


As they told me, the class helps people find balance in their own body through relaxation, slowing the mind and calming the nervous system...