The Polarities of Yin and Yang (Yin Yoga)

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the subject of energetic polarities described as “yin” and “yang.”


Gain a basic understanding of the polarities of “yin” and “yang.”


Review the fundamental aspects described by the polarities, “yin” and “yang” and explain how the terms “yin” and “yang” are similar to “hatha.” Provide a lengthy list of qualities that are yin in nature and those that display yang qualities. Give an example of a yoga practice that is yin in nature but distinct from the style called Yin Yoga.

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