60-min – All Levels
This style of yoga works deeply into our body with passive, longer-held poses. Yin practice targets the deepest tissues of the body, our connective tissues – ligaments, joints, bones, the deep fascia networks of the body.
What is Yin Yoga?
Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga, incorporating principles of traditional Chinese medicine, with deep stretch postures that are held for extended periods of time, increasing your inner awareness. Each posture is held for a minimum of around 3-5 minutes – helping you to alleviate pain and tension, relieve stress and anxiety, and improve your overall body health.
This style of yoga works deeply into our body with passive, longer-held poses. Yin practice targets the deepest tissues of the body, our connective tissues – ligaments, joints, bones, the deep fascia networks of the body. Yin yoga also improved the energy flow in the organs, offering wonderful emotional and mental health benefits.
Who is this class for?
Yin yoga is great for all levels of yoga practitioners, as well as those who may have injuries or long-term health conditions. The slow flow of the practice and the focus on listening to your body makes it a great practice for everyone. It is especially helpful for people who suffer from tight muscles, stress, or chronic pains.
What are the benefits of Yin yoga?
Yin yoga offers a wealth of benefits that may help you to alleviate pain and tension, relieve stress and anxiety, and improve your overall well-being.
The practice of holding a pose for an extended period teaches you to sit with and observe uncomfortable emotions, thoughts, or physical sensations as they arise.
It also benefits people who have experienced trauma or ‘burnout’ by providing a safe space to reconnect to the sensations in the body without being overwhelmed by them.
Other benefits of Yin yoga include:
- Calms and balances the mind and body
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- Increases circulation
- Improves flexibility
- Releases fascia and improves joint mobility
- Stretches connective tissue
- Improves sleep
- Enhances mental focus
- Promotes relaxation
- Develops breath awareness
- Heals injuries
Group Stretching & Fitness Classes
We also offer a variety of group classes to compliment your stretching journey. Check out our different group stretching and fitness classes and join us!