Restorative: A Path to Wholeness

“The rhythm of work & rest seems to help us function more purposefully & energetically, living in the responsive obedience to the pattern Divinity designed for us”
~ Lynne M.

An Overview

Once upon a time, in the bustling heart of a city, there lived a woman named Thalia. Thalia was like many of us, constantly swept up in the whirlwind of life’s demands. Her days were a never-ending cascade of emails, meetings, deadlines, and responsibilities. She was perpetually on the move, always striving to tick off one more item from her never-ending to-do list. In the midst of this hectic existence, she had lost touch with her true nature.

Thalia’s life had become a tangled web of busyness, leaving her feeling overwhelmed, disconnected, and drained. It seemed as if she were on a never-ending quest to catch up, always racing towards an elusive finish line that kept moving further away. In this frantic pace of life, she had forgotten what it felt like to simply be.
One day, while scrolling through her social media feed, Thalia stumbled upon a picture that caught her attention. It depicted a serene setting: a softly lit room filled with cushions and blankets, with people lying in gentle, restful poses. The caption read, “Restorative Yoga: A Path to Wholeness.”

Intrigued by the idea of finding wholeness amidst the chaos, Thalia decided to give Restorative Yoga a try. She signed up for a class and entered a world she had never explored before. As she lay down on her mat, supported by blankets and cushions, she closed her eyes and took her first deep breath in what felt like an eternity. Restorative Yoga was a revelation. It was a practice of deep rest, a sanctuary for the weary soul. In the stillness of each pose, Thalia began to reconnect with herself. She felt the layers of tension melt away, as if they were shedding the weight of the world from her shoulders. With each breath, she journeyed deeper into her own being, rediscovering the peace and wholeness that had been buried beneath the chaos of her life.

As Thalia continued to practice Restorative Yoga, she found herself returning to her true nature. She realized that she didn’t have to be in a constant state of striving and doing. Rest was not a luxury; it was a necessity. In those moments of stillness and surrender, she found her inner strength and clarity returning.

Through Restorative Yoga, Thalia learned that rest was not a sign of weakness, but a source of renewal and power. It was the act of honouring her own well-being and nurturing her connection to herself. It was a reminder that in the quiet spaces of life, we can find the strength to face whatever challenges lie ahead.

Thalia’s journey with Restorative reconnected her to her true essence. She returned to the chaos of her daily life rejuvenated and refreshed with a newfound sense of balance and purpose.

No longer lost to the demands of the world, she carried with her the wisdom that rest was not a detour from her path but an essential part of it.

And so, dear reader, remember Thalia’s story whenever you find yourself overwhelmed by the demands of life. Take a moment to pause, to breathe, and to embrace the restorative power of rest. In those moments, you, too, can find your way back to your true nature, refreshed and ready to tackle whatever lies ahead.

Restorative 3 hour Workshops

Although Ahimsa (non-harming) is recognised primarily as a yama (a social adherence) we take compassionate enquiry of the self in order to hold compassionate space for family, community and our global family.

Our sessions include Shastra (ancient text) and how these relate to the modern day yoga practitioner Nada (music, sound elements and silence) Bhakti (Devotional practices) such as mantra, ceremonial grade cacao, journaling & Dhyana & Pranayama (meditation & breath work practices.