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! But first, […]
An original expression of the Kidney meridian lines within the energy body. This is a part of a larger series being released in 2021. Collect all 12 meridian line pieces!
Greetings, yinsters! I hope you are all doing well on this fine autumn day. For once, it feels cool outside (as it should this time of year) in Texas. The climate here never follows the rules so I am incredibly grateful for the crisp air. This weather always inspires me to practice yin. Stretching the […]
In yin, there are all of these fun other names for the poses. Don’t ask me why, because I honestly don’t know. In the case of a seated forward fold pose – rather than Paschimottanasana which means “intense stretch pose”, we call it caterpillar. So let’s learn how to bend like the caterpillars do, shall we? […]
Good morning, friends! As a part of my grand comeback, I’ve decided to post a yin pose breakdown every Monday morning. My hope is that you can utilize these specifics of the postures to find more freedom and release in your practice. Anahatasana – Melted Heart Pose Getting into the pose… […]
In the late summer season, we focus on the element of Earth and the stomach and spleen meridian lines. Learn about the Spleen line in this article!
In the summer, we focus on the fire meridians – like the san jiao / triple burner meridian lines. Learn the ins and outs of this energy pathway and the physical and emotional implications of imbalances in the flow of qi.
A lot of folks picture a “yoga pose” as a pretzel-like contraption that seems impossible to the everyday Joe. If that is you, I have our very special secret to the pretzel poses! It’s not being super flexible or super human – it’s a little dose of patience, a good amount of time and a splash of […]
Today we break down a pose I have a constant love/hate relationship with – swan pose! Most commonly known as pigeon pose, this is a great stretch to add into your daily routine no matter what kind of day you’ve had. It allows you to gently dig into the deep tissues of the hip socket […]