Gentle Inversion counters the drag of gravity, the stagnation and stiffness of too much sitting, and is a simple platform for recovery from exertion, stress and pain.
The practice of gentle inversion, the experience of it, upends one's relationship with gravity to help revive the body's capacity for renewal and healing.
Benefits include reduced stress response, improved circulation, relief of back tension and pain, unkinks the hips, and can lead to better sleep, and enhanced focus.
Gentle inversion positively influences four major systems in the body - cardiovascular, lymphatic, nervous, and endocrine.
As a society, we are sitting more than ever before in history. Our bodies weren't built to be sedentary.
Our bodies need relief after long periods of sitting, standing, or being hunched over.
The straight body position combined with the inverted angle, feet above the level of the hips, and the hips above the level of the heart, is key.
The physical shift in orientation of inverting, causes a mental shift in perspective. Yogis have long known that by changing your posture, we change our mind.
Routine practice of gentle inversion fosters a meditative sensory awareness, that can become a reflective and transformative process for the body, mind and spirit and is an experience... An emotional Interaction. An uncoupling of one’s digital self and a connective experience with one’s physical self. An opportunity for feelings of renewal & calm. Nourishment & repose. Focus and rejuvenation. A boost of Oxytocin. A daily treat. and an ability to take how we feel, back into our hands.
Gentle inversion supports what we already do to care for ourselves - mindful breathing, stretching, yoga, visioning, meditation. One can chose to simply rest while inverting or combine with gentle yoga inversions such as shoulder stand, twists, leg extensions, and stretches.
If you have ever wished after a yoga class that savasana would last just a little longer, you will love the experience of Lull.
Check out our blog post Health Benefits of Gentle Inversion to see more thought on specific health benefits and reasons it might be helpful for you.
Gentle inversion products in times past have gone by other names—slant boards, incline boards, therapeutic back boards, inversion bench, and more.
If you've used an inversion board or vintage slant board in the past, you might have found the getting on and off, a bit unsettling or out of reach.
The design of Lull allows one to more easily use, and works along with your body's own center of gravity to slowly recline, and to control the degree of angle and. Fluid movement. Ease of use. Flow.