Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga practices including specific areas of the body, meridians and emotional body focus

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Yin Yoga
  • Mindful Movement Meditation | Full Body Yin Yoga

    Yin Yoga is made up of two unique approaches: one is the physical - moving the body for mobility and connective tissue health (energetically as well) and another is the present mindful awareness that we use in the practice to connect to our breath, our bodies, what we need today and how we need ...

  • Minimal Cues Yin Yoga | EARTH Grounding

    Earth - late summer. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, late summer is the time of the element Earth (spleen/stomach meridians). This is often a period of challenging transition as we leave summer with it's fiery energy and move into a more introspective, inner focused energy. Join me on the mat...

  • Yin Deep | Minimal Cues Intermediate Yin Yoga | Earthing

    Connecting to the earth can be powerful and settling in, allowing your body to open slowly, mindfully, and with intention can be very supportive. Our practice today is all about connecting to gravity, the energy of the earth, and allowing ourselves to soften. We focus on the inner leg and tops ...

  • New Moon Live Yin Yoga | You Are Here

    Affirmation: This day is a gift and I accept it with my full presence and undivided attention.

    Have you seen those signs on a hike or in the mall or in a park that shows you a map and on that map is a big red dot and an arrow that says "You Are Here"? This New Moon we are focusing on presence,...

  • Yin + Breath | Grounding

    I love to explore in my own practice and I want to offer you some practices that help you do the same! Welcome to Yin + Breath - practices that include pranayama at the beginning and end (as well as throughout), some somatic intuitive movement, and Yin Yoga poses focused on specific areas of you...

  • Yin Yoga Mood Boost | Yoga to Uplift

    Ever wake up feeling as if a dark cloud has settled over your head and you could really use a RESET button? Me too. This class was born of a day when I felt like it was pretty dark and I needed a deep and quick RESET. Breathe, let your heart and abdomen up and feel spacious, lighter, a little ...

  • 20 min Yin Yoga for Menstrual Cramps | Painful Periods

    For those of us who struggle with painful monthly menstrual cramps, we are always looking for something that will help in any way. I completely understand! As someone who has suffered from the painful periods, I have been searching for ideas to soothe, calm, lessen, the intensity without medica...

  • 20 Min Yin Yoga for Piriformis | Piriformis Syndrome

    Where's your piriformis? What is it? The piriformis is a muscle that helps with rotating your leg outward and it lies across the bum area (ever feel that tender spot in the center of your glutes?). For many people, this area is quite tender and sore and can often be directly related to back pa...

  • Yin Yoga | Unraveling Emotional Knots

    Sometimes we can feel all wound up as if we are a rope all tied in knots. Whether this be mental or emotional this can be reflected in our bodies and a great way to unwind it all is to begin with the physical body. Join Lucy and I as we explore "knotted to unwound" poses in our bodies - making ...

  • Yin + Breath | Opening

    I love to explore in my own practice and I want to offer you some practices that help you do the same! Welcome to Yin + Breath - practices that include pranayama at the beginning and end (as well as throughout), some somatic intuitive movement, and Yin Yoga poses focused on specific areas of you...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Santosha | Contentment

    Today we are exploring the 2nd Niyama - Santosha or contentment. What does it mean? How can we incorporate more Santosha into our everyday lives, our practice, our self care? Enjoy a grounding, root chakra focused practice with lots of Lucy assistance...

    Props: 1 blanket but gather any and a...

  • Yin Yoga | Setting Healthy Boundaries

    How do we set healthy boundaries and enforce them? In this practice will be strengthening and balancing our Pericardium and Lung meridian organ systems as well as adding a little fire with our Solar Plexus Chakra to help us set and maintain boundaries for ourselves and others.

    Props: 1 blanket...

  • Finding Your Flow | New Moon Yin Yoga LIVE

    Affirmation: I create my flow by living a life of passion and presence.

    What does your flow look like? Feel like? Do you sometimes feel as if the world has a flow and you have a different one? How do you tap into your natural flow? Passion and presence - being fully in the moment and aski...

  • Yin Yoga for Deep Sleep | Heart Meridian

    Our heart meridians are connected to our ability to sleep deeply, fully and soundly - to essential rest peacefully. When this organ system is out of balance - we feel overstimulated, cravings, longing and struggle to settle down. When in balance - we feel joy, peace, stillness, calm, compassion...

  • Yin Yoga | The Way Out Is In | Full Body Practice

    "The way out is in." Thich Nhat Hanh

    This is a powerful quote taken from a speech made by Hanh and while it was in a speech related to environmental issues, it holds SO much more.

    The answers are inside of us, we begin with ourselves first, know our inner self, explore our inner landscape. Al...

  • Yin Yoga for Anger & Frustration

    Everyone believes anger is a bad thing but in reality, it's a natural part of our human psyche. Instead of pushing it down, pretending it isn't there, ignoring it - anger is often a great way to explore, experience, and make positive change.

    Today we explore anger through the Liver meridian (th...

  • Yin Yoga Full Body Practice | Saucha | Purity

    The Niyamas are the basic tenets of our personal growth and development - the practices we should engage in to cultivate our inner self and become enlightened. In this class we explore the first of our Niyamas - Saucha - often translated as purity.

    Purity can mean so many things - physically ...

  • Yin Yoga Minimal Cues | Soften

    Explore deep release and let go of whatever no longer serves you in your mind and body in this long hold, minimal cues practice. The stillness and silence allow you to drop into your own experience and go deeper.

    Props: 1 block (block: http://amzn.to/2yHfZMs)

  • Yin Yoga Minimal Cues | Open

    Exploring in silence can be a beautiful practice. In this practice we focus on chest, upper back, and shoulder opening to create space for deeper breaths, an open heart, and a sweet turning inward. Join me for long holds with minimal guidance to allow you to deepen your personal practice experi...

  • We Are All Made of Stars | New Moon Live Yin Yoga

    We are made of stars. The elements of the universe, exploding stars from millions of years ago, are all contained in our bodies. We breath the breath of the sun and her sister stars. We contain the universe within. Today we explore the universe inside as it connects us to the larger macrocosm...

  • Yin Yoga | Your Heart's Desire

    To set intentions we need to connect to our heart's path, our passion, the things/ideas/people/practices/offerings that light us up. Join me as we explore this with presence, practice, awareness, and breath...

    Props: 1 blanket (blanket: http://amzn.to/2v0U0eh) or towel - please add any props t...

  • Side Body Yin Yoga Snack

    An area we don't stretch often - our side waist. In daily life, this is a space often forgotten and unused and it is a "use it or lose it" for mobility. Opening up the side body can help your breathe more deeply, feel more expansive in the abdomen, stretch your arms and open up your shoulders! ...

  • Yin Yoga Snack for Glutes

    Our glutes are the largest muscle group in the body and one we use constantly to keep moving throughout our day. The glutes can either make our hips, legs, and lower back tighter or can help release excess tension here - helping relieve pain and stiffness - and allowing the body to move more eas...

  • Yin Yoga | Living a Life of Intention

    Life moves quickly and is SO full of activities, demands, duties, responsibilities and choices. What if our lives were intentional? What if our relationships were intentional? What if we made choices based on living our truth - living in our authentic selves with will and intention?

    Today we ...