Understanding Yin and Yang Before Starting a Journey Inward

In her song, Joni Mitchell describes the initial reaction of the human heart to seeing life from both sides. Although it feels strange, and unfamiliar, that’s why we are here, on this beautiful website to explore our life from both sides.

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 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.”