Child’s Pose is Childs Play, Done the Yin Way

Child’s Pose is Childs Play, Done the Yin Way

Child’s Pose – The Yin Way Stretch the back muscles with this restful and nerve-calming pose. Of great benefit as a pose in its own right, most beneficial for the body for anytime you feel it is needed – especially after any extension work. For me it is a...
Yin Yoga Butterfly Pose

Yin Yoga Butterfly Pose

Yin Yoga Butterfly Pose – With Modification   Butterfly Pose offers a low back and spine stretch, without the tightness of the hamstrings restricting you. This asana opens up the hips, whilst stretching the inner thighs – adductors. Both these areas tend to...
“Yin Yoga How Being Easy Makes it so Much Harder to Do”

“Yin Yoga How Being Easy Makes it so Much Harder to Do”

Forget yoga, for you have a vague idea of what yoga ‘might’ be. I am willing to bet that it is the addition of the word ‘Yin’ that causes most people the greatest confusion. So I wish to focus on the Yin side of Yin Yoga. The reason being, that to have a basic...
Do You Want to Give Yin a Spin?

Do You Want to Give Yin a Spin?

Give a Yin Class a Spin   Have you ever wanted to give meditation a go, but were put off by the stiff aching legs, and the seemingly excruciatingly painful positions you were expected to sit in, whilst looking seemingly calm, peaceful and tranquil? Perhaps you...
What’s The Din with Yin?

What’s The Din with Yin?

Yoga means to join or to yoke (yoke implies to control – mind and body). With Patanjali defining it as chitta vritti nirodha. It means that yoga is the removing of the fluctuations of the mind. Yoga is not about becoming perfect, but becoming whole. Most forms of yoga...