Yin Sequence | Autumn 2016

Hello yinsters, We have had abnormally chilly mornings this past week here in Texas. I recently took a trip to Colorado and got my first real autumn experience as I watched the aspen leaves change more and more with each day we were there. So the weather here at home has been a welcome surprise! … Continue reading Yin Sequence | Autumn 2016

Pose Breakdown | Caterpillar

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? … Continue reading Pose Breakdown | Caterpillar

Yin Yoga | Blanket Sequence

I'm forever grateful for the influential role B.K.S. Iyengar played in introducing the incorporation of yoga props into the practice. I love that there are no rules with props, no "right" or "wrong" way to use them. They are just there for your individual, day-by-day needs. When it comes to yin, props are a huge part of keeping … Continue reading Yin Yoga | Blanket Sequence

10 Stretches for Better Sleep

Zzzzz's We all want a good night's rest, but it doesn't always come easily. With such busy lives, it's a wonder that we have sleep issues. You would think we would be so exhausted that our bodies would immediately find rest. Ever wonder why? After a long day, your body and mind has been through … Continue reading 10 Stretches for Better Sleep

Yin Yoga | Autumnal Equinox Sequence for the Legs

Good afternoon, yogis! Fall equinox was officially on Wednesday, which means we are on the downward slope toward crisp and cool weather, crunchy leaves, warm drinks, and the holidays! It's easy to get burdened with the busyness of a new season. We get going so fast that we forget to take time to slow down … Continue reading Yin Yoga | Autumnal Equinox Sequence for the Legs