Mindful yoga is a gentle and therapeutic yoga form inspired by modern mindfulness-based stress reduction, and can be practiced by everyone. Soft yoga postures together with breathing and mindfulness techniques offer a way to let go of stress or tension. The emphasis of this yoga style is the release of stress, anxiety, and tensions, as well as developing a more compassionate approach to our bodies and practice. Mindfulness brings us into the present moment where we learn to meet our experiences in a new and healthy way, looking into the deeper causes of stress in the mind and body and how to transform them. This therapeutic style of Hatha yoga has been inspired and informed by the modern research on yoga, as well as Yin yoga, Restorative yoga, and somatic based movement therapies. This is a soft yoga flow practiced slowly, in a safe manner, and suitable for all levels of experience. The classes begin and end with relaxation.