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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  • Chakra Yin Yoga | Full Body Healing & Harmony

    There is a certain bliss that exists when your chakras are balancing and in harmony and in this practice we blend Indian Chakra theory and Traditional Chinese Medicine meridian theory to explore, connect, heal and harmonize all of the chakras from our feet to the crown of our head.

    We use breath...

  • Yin Yoga for Creativity | Sacral, Heart & Throat Chakras

    Our creative side is one of the most important to our overall feeling of satisfaction with our lives. But, every now and then we feel stuck, stagnant, or unable to connect to our natural creative flow or struggle with expressing it.

    This practice is all about helping reconnect us to our natur...

  • Energy Grounding Yin Yoga | Root Chakra Focus

    Sometimes you feel as if your energy is all over the place - scattered, unfocused, a bit wild. What you need is to ground your energy - balancing the Kidney/Bladder meridians and connecting to the Root Chakra. We use Yin Yoga poses, breath, mudra, and visualization to ground and stabilize our e...

  • Third (3rd) Eye Chakra Yin Yoga | Intuition

    Whether it be life, stress, circumstances, seasons - sometimes we feel a disconnect to our inner guide - our intuition. When this happens we can feel disoriented, unable to focus, and struggle with seeing our way forward.

    Join me for a practice focused on bringing you back to your intuition -...

  • Sacral Chakra Yin Yoga | Creativity & Connection

    Our practice today is focused on the sacral chakra (svadisthana). This chakra is associated to our sense of connection, creativity, sensuality and going with the flow. The element is water and the meridians most associated with this chakra are the Kidney/Bladder meridians.

    We will use mant...

  • Crown Chakra Yin Yoga | Divine Connection

    Our crown chakra is associated with our divine connection - that connection to the universe. In this practice we focus on the San Jiao and Pericardium Traditional Chinese Medicine meridians associated with this chakra and use mantra to help guide our experience. We explore allowing the universe...

  • Root Chakra Yin Yoga | Grounding & Support

    Our Root Chakra is the first and base of the chakra system - the chakra where the energy of the body lies. In activating this chakra, we move the energy up the spine into the rest of the body. The Root Chakra is related to our sense of support, grounding, and stability. Join me for a Yin pract...

  • Waxing Moon Yin Yoga | Action & Expression

    You have set your intentions for this lunar cycle during the New Moon and now your energy is rising, and you are ready to take action! Today we connect to our Solar Plexus Chakra to stimulate our personal will and to our Throat Chakra to express our authentic self.

    Using these two chakras, ...

  • 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, ...