Yin Sequence | Emotional Release

In this yin yoga sequence, we’ll be focusing on the hip area. Be gentle and patient with yourself, breathe mindfully and move from thinking to feeling. Feel free to enjoy some cleansing breaths (in through the nose and out through the mouth) to help release whatever is stuck whenever you feel like it during the practice.

Healing the Heart | Calming Foods for the New Year

We all have had a difficult year. Existential fears, fears for health and changes in our behavioral patterns towards our fellow human beings affect our well-being. Our nervous system is a complex field which can be influenced from countless directions. The good news is, that we can use many approaches such as: Yoga – especially […]

Tap Into JOY + A Christmas Gift

Hello yin friends! This post was unplanned but I taught on the “Radiant Circuits” this week in my online classes and I wanted to share some information with you all about them as they serve as our joy reservoirs in the energy body. Who couldn’t use a little extra joy this time of year? I’ve […]

The Silent Space

“Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers.” The author of this quote is long forgotten, but the words are true to this day. And we can take the quote with us in our yin yoga practice, into the yoga shala (yoga room). What is silence? The dictionary offers several synonyms for the word silence, ranging […]

Prenatal Yin – Practicing Mindfully While Expecting

Whether you are an expectant mother yourself or a yoga teacher wanting to best support your prenatal students – this article is for you. Practicing yin has been such a gift to my yoga practice and life in general. However, when I became pregnant with my first, I quickly learned that in order to safely […]

The Creep Phenomenon

In the yin yoga practice, we approach the postures differently. Our time in the pose generates deep release through the connective tissues, thereby leading to longer recovery times. Today we will talk about the concept of creep and how we can be mindful of this phenomenon as we end the practice and move into the […]

Yin Yoga Sequence: Gratitude in 2020

Hello, yin friends!  As the seasons start to shift, I hope that you’re able to pause and reflect on everything this (particularly crazy) year has brought you. Collectively, we’ve radically seen the world shift in front of us, we’ve had no choice but to let go of Plan A (and B, C…), we’ve understood the […]