A passive and meditative practice allowing the softening of muscle and to help release deeper fascia tissue. Longer holds, use of props, and surrendering to gravity are all part of this experience.
Yin Yoga works deeply into the body and targets ligaments, tendons, joints, bones, and the deep fascia networks of the body. It complements and provides balance to more dynamic (yang) styles of yoga, which builds internal heat while lengthening and contracting muscles.
Yin is linked to Chinese Medicine and promoting healthy flow of energy (Qi) through opening the meridian channels of the body. It often targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine, although it can focus on the upper body as well as be adapted to suit individual needs and limitations. Suitable for all levels,