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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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  • Waning Moon Yin Yoga | Letting Go

    The Waning Moon is the beginning of the downward turn of our energy and it is a time of release - letting go of whatever is holding you back so you can move forward at the New Moon. There is no better area to work with than the hips when it comes to letting go as the hips are dense with connecti...

  • New Moon Lunar Yin Yoga | Creativity & Sensuality

    Each New Moon, our energy naturally wanes and we find ourselves being more reflective, more introspective and needing more time to settle, ground, breathe and center. Yin is perfect for this. In this practice we hold our poses longer, focusing on the Liver meridian and forward folds. We set ou...

  • Full Moon Yin Yoga | Gratitude

    The full moon is the peak of our energy cycle and the time of the month when we have the most energy and are at our most active. This is a time to look back over the lunar cycle to see what you have manifested, let go, and feel gratitude for each step in your month that has brought you to this p...

  • {Y}ingenuity | Chief of Staff | Liver Meridian

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine, our liver filters, detoxifies, nourishes, replenishes, and stores the blood - helping move blood and Qi throughout the body. The liver stores sugar in the form of glycogen, releasing it into the blood stream whenever the body requires extra energy and builds vari...

  • Happy Hour Yin Yoga

    Happy Hour, for me, has always been about winding down my day, relaxing, releasing tension, softening, and smiling. Today we open the entire body with poses meant to help shift you from day to night with a smile (even the poses are happy).

    Props: 1 blanket or beach towel (blanket: http://amzn....

  • {Y}ingenuity | Minister of Power | Kidneys

    There are two kinds of chi - inherited and collected. Our kidneys house our storage of inherited energy which is what we want to conserve for a longer life! Together, the kidneys and adrenals are like a power plant - the adrenals are the spark and the kidneys are the energy storage. To bring b...

  • {Y}indulge Joy

    Develop an awareness of the sweet moments of joy in every moment of your day. Connect to these, become more aware of them, cultivate an internal sense of joy and allow this to be shared.

    Props: 1-2 blankets or beach towels, 1 bolster or bed pillows

  • Intermediate Yin Yoga for the Lateral Side Body

    In this practice, we work through all aspects and areas of the outside seam of the body using focused holds and the breath. We will mobilize and strengthen the shoulders, upper back, obliques, neck, full side body and IT Bands all the way down to the toes! If you are interested in meridian work...

  • Elemental Water Yin Yoga Snack

    Today we are working with the element of water - connecting to our natural flow, and working with our energy during the related Winter season and the Kidney/Bladder meridians. Lots of calming forward folds, balance for the adrenals and kidneys and focus on the flow of the breath.

    Props: 1-2 bl...

  • {Y}ingenuity | Minister of Granary | Spleen

    I admit, I didn't always know what my Spleen exactly did other than was involved in immunity. But now - I have a whole new respect for this little organ system that does so much from digestion to filtration to controlling blood and fluids in the body to immune function to holding white blood cel...

  • Yin Yoga for Self Confidence

    Everyone struggles with confidence from time to time - whether it be a new challenge, a life change, or a new situation. In this practice we work with the meridians and chakras most closely associated with building and connecting to our inner confidence! Starting with the root chakra to feel gr...

  • {Y}indulge Peace

    Peace - it is the one thing we all wish we had more of in our lives. From our everyday existence, to peace of mind, to peace throughout our world - we all dream of more peace. But where does peace come from? Where do we find it?

    In this practice we tap into the natural, organic peace inside o...

  • Elemental Yin Yoga 5 Elements | Full Body Yin

    Traditional Chinese Medicine 5 Element theory is a beautiful cyclical supportive and regulative theory. Today ( in our 65 minute Yin practice) we are moving through that cycle in it's entirety - beginning with Spring/Wood element and moving through the year and the cycles to end in Winter/Water ...

  • Yin Yoga for Throat, 3rd Eye & Crown Chakras | Upper Body Chakra Healing

    The upper chakras, comprised of the Throat, 3rd Eye, and Crown chakras - are more spiritual than the more physical lower body chakras. Relating to our personal expression, our intuition and our connection to the universe - these three chakras link us to the world around us in unique ways.

    I...

  • Yin Yoga for Lower Body Chakras | Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus

    Today we are focusing on the lower body chakras in this 60 minute Yin Yoga practice melding chakra theory, mantras, and Traditional Chinese Medicine to bring balance. The first 3 chakras are deeply tied together as they are more internal and personal. These chakras relate to your inner consciou...

  • Elemental Yin Yoga Earth | Grounding & Centering | Late Summer Bliss

    Our 40 minute Yin Yoga practice today is focused on the element of earth - often associated with late summer, slowing down, savoring the days, grounding. It is also associated with the Spleen/Stomach meridians - helping us digest better and prepare for the fall/winter seasons ahead. Slow down, ...

  • Heart Chakra Yin Yoga | Compassion

    The heart chakra is the gateway between the lower more inwardly related chakras and the upper more outwardly related chakras. This chakra is associated with our sense of compassion, love, peace, and kindness both for ourselves and for others. It is also the seat of our inner vitality - the flam...

  • Elemental Yin Yoga Wood | Detox & Balance | Spring

    Spring is here and many of us are ready to shed our winter coats.
    Today's elemental Yin Yoga practice focuses on the Chinese Element of wood which is all about new growth. The element of wood is also related to the Liver/Gallbladder meridians helping us clear out the old, prepare for the new ...

  • Elemental Yin Yoga Fire | Heart Meridian | Summer

    The element of fire is associated with summer, the heart and small intestine meridians and the heart chakra. In this practice we focus on opening and balancing the Heart and Small Intestine meridians that run on the inner seam of the arm, into the neck and chest. Focusing on these meridians can...

  • Elemental Yin Yoga Metal | Autumn | Quieting

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Metal element peaks in Autumn - a natural time of quieting and turning inward. Many people find they become more introspective and nostalgic during this season and it's a great time to work with your creative side (coming up with new ideas and plans for the w...

  • The Beauty of Asymmetry | Yin Yoga

    Asymmetry is a beautiful thing. We think we want perfect symmetry in everything but in reality, we see asymmetry as more beautiful! Our bodies are so unique from bone to bone, muscle to muscle, fascia to fascia - left/right, top/bottom/back/front - that we cannot and should not ever compare our...

  • Elemental Earth Yin Yoga Snack

    The earth element in Traditional Chinese Medicine is related to the transition period between summer and fall (late summer) and is all about grounding, feeling stable, connected, centered.

    Oftentimes during the seasonal transition our digestion will feel off, we feel as if the world is movin...

  • Metal Element Yin Yoga Snack

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine Five Element Theory, the Metal element is related to Fall and the Lung and Large Intestine meridians. This is a natural downturn point of our energy as we turn further inwards before the Winter season. This is a beautiful time to soften and reflect on the past ye...

  • Yin Yoga for Emotional Balance

    In this 60 minute total body deep stretch Yin Yoga practice we are focusing on the Liver, Heart and Spleen meridians. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, these organ systems regulate the movement of blood throughout the body. When the blood slows or gets stuck (as we age, stress, seasonally, long ...