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What are the best ways to relax during stressful times?




On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the best ways to manage stress.

From sleep to weight to blood pressure, stress can impact our health in many ways. In her new book, Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times, restorative yoga instructor Judith Hanson Lasater offers instructions for poses and breathing practices to help heal the effects of chronic stress. What strategies can mitigate the effects of stress?


Judith Hanson Lasater, yoga teacher, physical therapist, Ph.D. in East-West Psychology, and founder of the Iyengar Yoga Institute in San Francisco and Yoga Journal magazine

Web Resources:

Yoga Journal: Bringing Your Practice Home

Vogue: Eight famous yogis on how to practice self-care

Oprah: This Is the Best Type of Yoga to Do When You Feel Totally Burned Out

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.