"We can always begin again. No matter what happens, no matter how long it's been, no matter how far from our aspirations we may have strayed, we can always begin again." --Sharon Salzberg
What are the benefits of Yin Yoga & Meditation?
- Boost immunity as you unblock energy to increase vitality and health.
- Release tension to experience calm and relaxation.
- Increase your capacity and flexibility on the physical, mental and emotional levels.
- Create the habit of mindfulness.
- Build resilience; with every breath, we can begin again.
- Cultivate a sense of spaciousness in your heart, body, mind and soul.
You will receive an email on weekday mornings to inspire your daily practice.
- Week 1 - Grounding (feet, legs, stimulate stomach meridians and digestion)
- Week 2 - Creativity (hips and midriff, stimulate the kidney meridian + oceanic breathing)
- Week 3 - Heart Opening (chest, upper back, arms, hands, and stimulate the lung meridian)
- Week 4 - Connection and Integration (whole body, all encompassing)
The Three Tattvas of Yin Yoga Practice:
A tattva is the reality of a thing, or its category or principal nature.
- Come into the pose to an appropriate depth ("playing our edges").
- Resolve to remain still.
- Hold the pose for a time.
Remembering these three principles as you practice will simplify everything.
- Monday through Friday, daily practice of 15 minutes depending on personal preference and recommendations offered.
- Practice will include seated Meditation, Yin Yoga pose, and Shavasana to rest and integrate your practice.
- Practice can happen on its own or be incorporated into the beginning or end of your current home practice.
- Weekend homework options 1) Repeat a daily practice from the week, 2) String the poses together in sequence: (seated meditation, 5 yin yoga poses and shavasana), 3) Be creative!, 4) Play hooky.
Offering is donation based. To sign up, please email by May 28, 2020: firstname.lastname@example.org