Seven Restorative Yoga Workshops in Boston

Bust holiday stress at these relaxing yoga classes around town.

JP Centre Yoga

A class at JP Centre Yoga/Photo provided

Step away from the wrapping paper. Turn off the oven. Close your Amazon shopping cart. Stop RSVPing to invitations. It’s time to do a little de-stressing.

Take the edge off the hectic holiday season at these seven restorative yoga classes happening this month. You’ll thank us later, we promise.

1. Radically Restorative Yoga

You could drop $100 on an hour-long massage. Or, on December 10, you could cough up $40 and enjoy two hours of floor-based gentle yoga, Thai massage, bodywork, and cranial sacral therapy at JP Centre Yoga. The choice is yours.

The studio is also reprising this workshop on January 21.

$40, 12/10, 2 p.m. JP Centre Yoga, 670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain,

2. Holiday Yoga Pampering

Head to Art & Soul Yoga on December 11 for a two-hour yoga class focused on recharging, relaxing, and beautifying for the holidays. Expect a flow full of twists, breathing exercises, inversions, heart openers, and lymphatic system massage.

$35, 12/11, 2 p.m. Art & Soul Yoga, 91 Hampshire St., Cambridge,

3. Yoga, Chocolate, and Wine

Those are three of your favorite things? Join the club. This December 13 event will include a yoga class from PopUpAsana, followed by wine and Taza chocolate samples.

$35, 12/13, 7 p.m. Taza Chocolate, 561 Windsor St., Somerville,

4. Winter Solstice Yoga by Candlelight

Join Samara Yoga on December 16 for a restful candlelit practice. The restorative yoga flow will combine movement and stillness for the perfect opportunity to recharge.

$20, 12/16, 7:15 p.m. Samara Yoga, 249 Elm St., Somerville,

5. Recover, Rest, and Nourish

Take a pause at this YogaWorks event on December 17. Two instructors will guide you through a three-hour restorative sequence and guided meditation, with plenty of props and hands-on assists.

$40, 12/17, 12 p.m. YogaWorks, 364 Boylston St., Boston,

6. Restful Yoga and Reiki

Double up on your wellness practices. On December 17, Coolidge Corner Yoga is hosting a two-hour session that combines gentle yoga and the energy-focused practice of reiki.

$40, 12/17, 6 p.m. Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Beacon St., Brookline,

7. Winter Quiet

This winter solstice-themed class led by Roxie Ochadlik will focus on mindful, restorative yoga and yoga nidra, or yogic sleep. Join the (relaxing) fun on December 17 at Asana Charlestown, or December 18 at Down Under School of Yoga.

$35, 12/17, 1 p.m. Asana Charlestown, 20 City Square, Charlestown,

$22, 12/18, 2 p.m. 1054 Beacon St., Brookline,