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 … Continue reading Yin Yoga | Side Body
Good afternoon, yogi friends! I hope that all is well in your world and that you are finding time for your yin practice in the warmer summer months. It is during the warmth of the season that our bodies and mind crave the benefits and environment of the yin practice to draw us back into … Continue reading Yin Yoga for the Upper Body | Shoulders + Spine
Good afternoon, yin friends! I hope you are having a wonderful week. Today I wanted to continue in The Four Agreements series with a yin sequence themed for the second agreement... Don't take anything personally. This one is a lost art in our society. With the age of technology, we have become quick to assume, … Continue reading Yin Yoga | Four Agreements: Don’t take anything personally.
Good afternoon, yin friends! Today, I wanted to share a sequence I recently taught that focuses on stimulating the meridian lines on the back body. I hope you find it refreshing and helpful. As always, do not hesitate to comment your questions and thoughts. My Playlist CHILDS POSE (5 min) - Begin your practice by … Continue reading Yin Sequence | Back Body
Hello yin friends! I hope you are having a beautiful week so far. I wanted to share one of my favorite (and FIERY!) yin postures with you today. Toe Squat is a pretty simple pose as far as mechanics go, but boy is it intense. The reason for the intensity? These little joints in the body are easy … Continue reading Pose Breakdown: Toe Squat
Hello yinsters & happy holidays! I wanted to share this sequence since the wintertime/cooler temps tend to draw us into a place of stagnancy in the body. My hope is that this set of poses will help to open up the body in areas that don't tend to get much TLC during the cooler months … Continue reading Christmas/Winter Yin Sequence
Good evening friends! I hope your week is off to a wonderful start. This week we are focusing on the variety-rich poses in the "dragon" family as we've deemed them in yin yoga. These are very similar to the lunges you will experience in a flow class, but are held (as in any yin posture) … Continue reading Pose Breakdown: Dragons Part 1 – Lunges
Saddle Pose! A personal favorite. There's nothing like a long release in this pose. The stretch through the hip flexors, low back and fronts of the ankles. However, it hasn't always been on a pose I look forward to. I remember one of the first yin classes that I attended, we were instructed into this … Continue reading Pose Breakdown | Saddle