Yin Yoga and Traditional Chinese Medicine – An Introduction
How yin yoga and traditional chinese medicine came to be…
Afraid of getting addicted to yoga?
Exercise addiction is a reality and – for more and more people – a problem. Many of us are avid yoga practitioners. Can yoga also trigger exercise addiction?
Qigong and Yin Yoga: Two Practices Compared
Qigong 气功 is a practice that has become popular amongst Yin Yoga practitioner and teacher. Perhaps you’ve tried Qigong 气功 but might not be familiar the history behind Qigong and why it’s taught together with Yin yoga. In this article you will learn more about Qigong, what it is, how Qigong works, how it relates to Yin Yoga and how Qigong can complement your Yin Yoga practice to improve your vitality and health.
The Power of Sitting With Discomfort
Yin yoga presents a great opportunity to get comfortable with being uncomfortable, to invite discomfort in….
YIN + CHAKRA SERIES | Sacral
The sacral chakra is the second of the 7 chakras that travel up the spine to the crown of the head. It encompasses sexuality and creativity and relates to yin…
Wu wei in Yoga
The concept of wu wei enters most of the yoga classes I teach. When I guide my yoga students into a pose, I often ask them to make an “effortless effort.”
Instead of New Year’s Resolutions, try this: 7 Yin Yoga poses & questions to help you embody Yin-Yang off the mat
In many texts 阴阳 Yin-Yang is often written as Yin and Yang. The reality is however, there is no Yang without Yin, and vice versa. There isn’t even an ‘and’ separating them because it is, they are, simply, Yin-Yang. Because it is a single concept made up of 2 separate words however, the closest representation that reflects the truth of this is Yin-Yang….
Earth Element | Yin Sequence – An Etymological Journey into Peace
“Peace is every step” according to dear teacher Thich Nhat Hanh…
Wood Element | Yin Sequence – Rest as a Means to Transcend
As a result of the culture that we are living in, we may have the tendency to be more attentive to the observable parts of our lives from outside, and not find ourselves diligent in the areas that are reserved just for us…
YIN + CHAKRA SERIES | Root
The root chakra is the first of the 7 chakras that travel up the spine to the crown of the head. It encompasses grounding energy and stability and relates to yin…