Fascinating Fascia

Fascia is this incredible casing of connective tissue that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fibre and muscle in place. It holds us together into this 100% interconnected network of sensory communication. In Latin, “fascia” translates to “band” , suggesting fascia quite literally bands us together.  Instead of focusing on the separateness […]

Meridian of the Month | Urinary Bladder

The meridian lines of the body are energetic highways that provide a path for Qi and other substances to flow. This year, we will learn details about one of the meridians each month as they coordinate with the time of year / season that we are currently in. For February, let’s discuss the Urinary Bladder […]

Yin Sequence | Self-Love

February is the month of love and I think we can agree that love is one of the most beautiful things in the world. The love we share in our family, other beings, and also the love we give to ourselves. Finding self-love is the first step and the most important one to being open […]

The Importance of Rebound Time in Yin

It’s important to allow for “rebound time” after a posture. In yin, we spend quality time in the postures. Poses might be held anywhere from 3-20 minutes! This causes deep shifts and changes in the tissues of the body, energy flow and mind. All of this means that we need to be intentional about the spaces in between the asana.

Meridian of the Month | Kidney

The meridian lines of the body are energetic highways that provide a path for Qi and other substances to flow. This year, we will learn details about one of the meridians each month as they coordinate with the time of year / season that we are currently in. Up first, the kidney channels! The Journey […]

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.

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 […]