Learn how to stimulate acupressure points within the yin yoga practice for digestion…
Fascia is a network of connective tissue that is found everywhere within our body. It looks like a spiderweb if you ever walked into one by accident, with a springy quality and energy to it. I also like to liken it to an orange, where you are peeling the layer of skin off, opening onto the segments beneath…
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Spring is here! Can you feel little sparks of creativity urging you to get on with the projects you have thought about and nourished for the past months? Or is your nose already congested from nature’s first bursts of pollen? Both are perfectly natural and a sign that we are in tune with nature around us, according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). TCM postulates that our Qi, or life force, fluctuates within us through the seasons, just as it does in nature around us.
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 […]
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.