Category: Yin Yoga Poses

Yin Yoga Intensive {Module 1} Now Open – NEW DATES June 1, 2 & 3

Yin Yoga Intensive {Module 1} will be hosted at Crunch Fitness Blackhawk, located centrally in beautiful Danville, CA. This training will take place Friday, June 1 – 5pm – 9pm Saturday, June 2  – 10:30am – 6:30pm Sunday, June 3  – 10:30am – 6:30pm…

Announcing an Addition of New Yin Yoga Class!

I’m super excited to announce my NEW Yin Yoga class at Just Be Yoga’s newest studio in Danville, CA located in The Livery! Join me Thursday evenings from 7:45pm – 9pm beginning January 25th, 2018 for 75 minutes of Yin Yoga Bliss, where we…

Yin Yoga South Bay Immersion coming soon!

Yin Yoga is such an amazing practice that takes you to another kinestic awareness. I’m so happy to announce I will be teaching Yin Yoga 20-Hour Module at Just Breathe Yoga Rivermark in August. Register early, this training will sell out quickly.

Yinspired by Inside Lines: Yin Yoga for Kidney Meridian

The Kidney Meridian represents the Yin aspect of the Water Element. The meridian channel has twenty-seven (27) acupoints from the medial aspect of the foot and loops back onto itself before ascending the medial aspect of the leg and anterior aspect of the abdomen…

BROKEN WING (AKA OPEN WING) POSE

Here’s a wonderful pose that opens the pectoral and bicep tissue. It’s almost like a chest stretch if you take you palm to the wall and turn your body away from the arm at the wall. I’ve heard this pose called “Open Wing” and…

YIN YOGA SEQUENCE: BALANCING THE LUNG MERIDIAN

To my Acupressure teacher Jason Frye, MSTCM, L.A.C —  thank you for your teachings and inspiring me to create this meridian Yin Yoga flow. The Lung Meridian Channel is the Yin aspect of the Metal Element. The deeper part of the Lung channel originates in…

Yin Yoga: Twisted Branches Pose

I was recently asked by a fellow yogini and reader what “Twisted Branches” pose was. There are different names to this pose, some yinsters call it “Crushed Wings.” If you look at the pose, it’s almost like garudasana or eagle arms in a prone…

Side Seams Yin Yoga Sequence (Upper and Lower Body)

This sequence is targeting tissues throughout the side seams of our body. In my perspective here, I’ve also included targeting the tissues under the arms. Side seams can mean arms up or down. That’s my intention to this sequence. Have blocks, sandbags and a blanket….

Yin Yoga Pose: Exploring Cat Pulling its Tail

Cats? What do cats have anything to do with yoga? Pulling its tail? Well, we don’t need to run around in circles for this one.   I’m pretty fond of this feline-named pose in Yin Yoga. Depending on your intention, you can get into…

Yin Yoga Sequence for Feet

Well…not only feet. This involves the ankles, Achilles’ tendon, the calves. Here’s a sweet, short sequence for feet. Be careful of your knees, remember — this should target tissues of the lower segment of the legs. Always consult a physician before starting. Remember, everyBODY…

Unfold, Unravel Yin Sequence

This sequence was inspired by the poetry of Hafiz: All the Hemispheres, by Hafiz Leave the familiar for a while. Let your senses and bodies stretch out Like a welcomed season Onto the meadow and shores and hills. Open up to the Roof. Make…

Yin Yoga Pose of the Month (November)

Feature: Eye of the Needle Sometimes we need to tap into the beauty of the wood element (growth, energy, spring) during this time to reignite creativity and vision. Eye of the Needle pose is said to get into the gall bladder meridian (paired with liver)….