Members Only Yin Yoga

Members Only Yin Yoga

Practices to help mobilize the body and bring balance to mind and body.

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  • Lunar Eclipse Yin Yoga

    The lunar eclipse is a time of accelerated change, dramatic shifts in energy. For some this may be shocking and uncomfortable and for others - wonderful to see slow moving plans accelerated to fruition! Whatever it is for you, this is a great time to honor your mind and body with a grounding pr...

  • New Moon Live Yin Yoga | A Balanced Life

    Balance - an ever shifting target in our lives. How do we create more balance? Presence. Being fully present in the moment provides us with awareness and awareness gives us clues to what we need to support our minds and bodies natural, organic balancing.

    I am fully present in this moment allo...

  • {Y}ingenuity | Lungs | Prime Minister

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine, our Lungs are the Prime Minister or Minister of Heaven for the body - protecting and detoxifying the body through the skin and the breath - taking in fresh prana to "feed" the body, and helping maintain balanced fluid through working with the kidneys.

    The Lungs...

  • Autumn Equinox Yin Yoga

    Here we are at the Autumn Equinox - a time of BIG transition. From the warmth of summer and the fire and earth energy to the cooler temps, change in food, and nature transitioning. Just like the trees, we go through this transition and supporting this transition is pivotal in making it go smoot...

  • New Moon Live Yin Yoga | Sharing Your Soul with the World

    In this month's practice we explore creativity by working with the Sacral Chakra (hips), Heart Chakra, and the Throat Chakra. Using breath, affirmation, awareness and mindful movement we connect to our inner creativity - infusing passion and love into it and opening up our ability to communicate...

  • Yin Yoga for Pitta Dosha | The Science of Ayurveda

    Pitta dosha is made up of fire and water elements and is the dosha related to transformation and digestion. Pitta dominant people tend to be go getters, game changers, outspoken, can eat almost anything without concern. Pitta dosha people often have more curves (compared to Vata dominant), have...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Aparigraha | Nonattachment

    We are to the final Yama on our journey into Patanjali's 8 Limbs of Yoga - aparigraha or nonattachment. Keeping in mind all of the other Yamas - they all work together and support each other - we explore the idea of loosening our hold on expectations, things, beliefs, thoughts. We explore allow...

  • {Y}indulge Grace

    From my very first awareness of being, I have always been fascinated by the idea of grace. What does it mean? How do I live gracefully? How do I make myself open to grace? Where is grace?

    In this practice we explore what, where, and how Grace exists in our lives and reconnect to our inner ...

  • {Y}indulge Hope

    The world seems filled with negativity and if that has you feeling weighted down and overwhelmed - remember HOPE.

    Hope is that potential inside every living being, filling us up, giving us the desire to move on, and bringing light into the darkest of days. Today we work with hope, sensing i...

  • Root Chakra Yin Yoga Snack

    Sometimes what you need is a focused practice to reconnect to your Root Chakra and this is just that. We work with the Spleen/Stomach meridians to ground and connect you to your inner sense of stability. Affirmations included! Enjoy!

    Props: 2 blankets OR beach towels (blanket: http://amzn....

  • {Y}ingenuity | Movement of Chi | San Jiao Meridian

    Chi, prana, or vital energy has a pathway - intake, assimilation and elimination. We are born with a certain amount of chi which is stored in our Kidneys and throughout our lives, we also acquire Chi through food, breath, environment. This "acquired chi" moves through the body from the Lungs/He...

  • {Y}ingenuity | House of the Spirit | Heart

    Welcome to {Y}ingenuity - practices diving deeper into Traditional Chinese Medicine and including long, deep holds to allow you to settle, soften, and become more introspective.

    Today we are working with the Shen, or the House of the Spirit - the heart. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Hear...

  • Solar Plexus Chakra Yin Yoga Snack

    The Solar Plexus is the seat of our personal will and power and a place many of us feel disconnected from throughout our lives. Sensing and balancing this chakra can help us move forward and manifest our dreams. Today we are working with the Lung/Large Intestine Meridians to bring greater balan...

  • {Y}indulge Freedom

    Freedom is a word we are all familiar with - in life, community, concept, politics. But what does freedom mean for you personally? How do you feel free?

    We explore the idea of freedom - of letting go, exploring, examining our long held emotions and ideas and working to find space. Feel ligh...

  • {Y}indulge Allow

    We are so often told to hide our feelings, bury our responses, control our selves - and while that may be the societal rules we have to live by - there are times where we need and should ALLOW ourselves the time to grieve, cry, be angry, feel all the feelings and have all the thoughts and simply ...

  • Yin Yoga for Self Love | Nourish Yourself | Earth Element

    Need a little self love - time to nourish yourself - to ground and connect to your inner earth element? This practice is meant to bring you back to center - to help you refill your cup and practice some self love.

    For those of us who are caretakers - people who constantly give of ourselves to...

  • Yin Yoga for Beginners | Heart Focus

    Ever had a very long and stressful day and when you came home you felt the world just soften and your breath release? That's what this practice is all about. Coming home to yourself. Sensing that perfect part of you that is grounded, soft, nourishing, compassionate. Practicing self love and co...

  • Afternoon Teatime Yin Yoga {Recharge}

    A short break for your afternoon offering a little recharge, release and rest to conquer the rest of your day with ease, comfort and energy!

    Props: 2 blankets OR beach towels (blanket: http://amzn.to/2v0U0eh)

  • Yin Yoga 4 Grief, Depression, Sadness |Heart Focus

    Your heart meridians and thymus gland help protect and heal your heart center and this is especially important when you are feeling sad, depressed or dealing with grief. In this practice we use mudra (hand gestures), essential oils, crystals and Yin poses to help heal this area and bring more lo...

  • Full Body Feel Good Yin Yoga

    While oftentimes Yin Yoga is intended to focus on specific areas or issues - sometimes it is just a vehicle to feel better in your body and fully stretch out. This practice stays on the floor but gets into every area of the body to release tension and bring a feeling of openness. Enjoy!

    Prop...

  • Yin Yoga for Thyroid & Hormone Health

    Our practice today focuses on the endocrine system and specifically on the thyroid gland - working to keep it healthy and bring it back to balance. In Western medicine and yoga we work with the chest, throat and neck to bring balance to this area. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, thyroid issues...

  • Yin Yoga for Fear & Insecurity

    We have all had moments of fear, insecurity and worry (and yes, worry is just fear in another form). We fear changes, events, actions and more but what is really at stake here?

    I recently heard someone define fear and insecurity as a lack of self faith. This definition has changed my life.
    ...

  • Yin Yoga to Stimulate Digestion | Nourish & Detox

    Everyone has times in their life when digestion gets super slow and even stalls completely - leaving you feeling uncomfortable and even painful. Our bodies naturally cycle through times such as Winter or certain lunar cycles that this happens but holidays, illness, medications, stress can all ex...

  • {Y}indulge Harmony | From Fragmented to Whole

    Every moment of our lives we are doing something but often thinking of something entirely different - either past, or future. We are torn, fragmented and pulled a million different ways. Taking some time to settle, breathe, focus on bringing ourselves into harmony - we hold our poses a little l...