Yin Yoga Introduction & Overview
In this lesson, we discuss the intention, effects, and primary principles of Yin Yoga practice.
Be grounded in the theoretical underpinnings of Yin Yoga, particularly how its intention is different from stretching, and principles of practice.
Note two different ways that the word “yin” may be used in the context of yoga. Discuss the intention of stimulation as opposed to stretching of connective tissues. List a variety of benefits / effects from Yin Yoga practice. Explain the primary principles of Yin Yoga practice. Discuss “playing the edge” in Yin Yoga and distinguish this from pain. Discuss the important situation of very flexible students and how they can approach Yin Yoga.
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