- Restorative yoga can be a safe way to move while recovering from surgery or stress
- It encourages the use of props, like pillows and blankets, to facilitate relaxation
Dana Santas is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, experienced registered yoga teacher and mind-body coach known as the Mobility Maker. She's the yoga coach for the Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Lightning and others in Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association and the Professional Golfers' Association.
(CNN)Last year, I underwent surgery, intended to repair an incisional hernia stemming from a cesarean section when I had my youngest son.