Do you believe that we as humans take rest seriously in a society where there is chaos and urgency in practically every field of endeavor? I seriously doubt it. Humans have a poor understanding of the value of getting rest. We have a propensity to prove our worth to other people in order to get their approval. We may better comprehend the warmth, depth, and meaning of rest by practicing restorative yoga, which benefits our bodies both physically and mentally.
Many yoga teachers and performers have claimed that whenever they do restorative yoga, they feel as though they are doing nothing, or that they are unable to recall what they performed in their yoga session. Restorative yoga is an act of letting go, which is how I prefer to define it. Letting go of any and all forms of suffering, grief, empathy, compassion, joy, boredom, loneliness, etc. One thing that people have learned from restorative yoga is that rest is a powerhouse. Rest may seem simple, but for people who have had difficulty finding serenity, rest, and a peaceful mind, it may be extremely challenging. They are not to blame either because they were taught as children that "taking a break is exclusively for losers."
Those who comprehend that our bodies require sleep, rest, and relaxation should be considered mature. Without regularly combining all of these elements, our commitment, relationship, and health all suffer. If you're asking why it's so crucial, it's because your body's optimal operation depends on your nervous system striking a balance between your mind's effective and ineffective phases. In more detail, the electrical activity of our brains varies in speed depending on the individual and how often it operates. Our brainwave frequency decreases while we're sleeping. Slowing down just means taking a break and letting your mind rest; it doesn't imply being naive.
In order to let go of the discomfort to your body and make it as comfortable as possible, similar to reclining with bed, your muscles, joints, and bones are cushioned in pillows and comforters during this yoga. In restorative yoga, we hold these positions for 10 minutes or more, slowing down our brainwaves and taking advantage of the rest's therapeutic benefits. When we relax into postures, our parasympathetic nervous system is activated, which encourages a relaxation response and lowers tension in our bodies. Along with other things, the parasympathetic nervous system is in charge of lowering your breathing and heart rate and boosting blood supply to your important organs. Your body relaxes slowly and gradually when you practice yoga, which has a calming effect on the nervous system. This trains or acclimates our bodies to the idea that physical activity is necessary to promote healing and the realization that not everything needs to be completed quickly in order to satisfy our needs.
Remember that it takes time for our bodies to adjust to a new regimen. It takes time to develop a disciplined and well-maintained lifestyle. It happens gradually over time. This does not imply that you give up. Your life and body will be more evenly balanced the more time you give yourself.