YIN YOGA

YOGA FOR PRACTITIONERS SEEKING TO BALANCE THEIR ACTIVE PRACTICE

Yin yoga is a great complement to any form of active (yang) yoga. Yin yoga works with deeper tissues of our ligaments, joints, fascia and bones. Typical class includes 10-12 passively held poses, these are usually floor poses. Yin poses have their active version which students know from hatha or other form of active yoga. The poses are held for 2-7 minutes. Being in the pose brings bitter sensation into body. Previous active yoga practice is important as the students must be able to understand the difference between discomfort caused by long hold of the pose and a possible pain which signals that the pose should not be held for longer or needs to be modified. Yin yoga works also with energetic bodies (meridians) and improves activity and well-being of internal organs.

One class is 75 minutes long.

The classes take place in Caveland in Karterados. If the weather permits we practice on outdoor terrace overlooking the local village and Aegean sea.

Price: 10 Euros.

All the props and mats are provided.

BENEFITS

  • Prevents degeneration of bones and loss of mobility in joints.
  • Helps to maintain structural integrity of the spine.
  • Detoxifies the body and hydrates joints.
  • Balances elements and energies within the body.
  • Improves function of internal organs by improving energy flows.

If you are interested to participate, get in touch with me over email or phone and book your space at the class.

Private classes and retreats available, too.

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