Practice

Yin for the Lung Meridian

Yin yoga and Chinese Meridian Theory go hand in hand. This is the last post in the series of yin organs - we'll tackle yang organs later this year! We'll look at different yin meridians, what it means when they're out of balance, their functions, and yin poses you can...

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Yin for the Kidney Meridian

Yin yoga and Chinese Meridian Theory go hand in hand. Over the next few posts, we'll look at different yin meridians, what it means when they're out of balance, their functions, and yin poses you can do to support that. Today we target the kidney meridian. Located...

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Yin for the Liver Meridian

Yin yoga and Chinese Meridian Theory go hand in hand. Over the next few posts, we'll look at different yin meridians, what it means when they're out of balance, their functions, and yin poses you can do to support that. Today we target the liver meridian. Located on...

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Yin for the Spleen Meridian

Yin yoga and Chinese Meridian Theory go hand in hand. Over the next few posts, we'll look at different yin meridians, what it means when they're out of balance, their functions, and yin poses you can do to support that. Today, we start with the Spleen. Located on the...

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Yin Yoga for Fall / Winter

Late November, early December is an interesting time of year, especially in Northern Alberta. On the one hand, it can be frigid.. on the other hand, it can be above zero, sunny and warm. I like to call it the time of year where Mother Nature is confused from one day...

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THE FIVE KOSHAS

The first time I ever encountered the koshas, I was enamoured. To think that there were these layers to our body, and that we could travel through these layers to get deeper within ourselves; the idea that we are more than our physical body; the koshas were a perfect...

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Emotions In Yin Yoga

Why does yin stir up emotions? One of my first experiences in a yin workshop, the teacher said to the  group “The issues are in our tissues”.  I’ve taken this into consideration any time I’m working in yin postures. Yin yoga is a very meditative practice.. one where...

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MindBody Connection

Wearing Inner Fire Leggings Wearing Inner Fire Leggings Yoga is an opportunity to explore our connection between mind and body. We often assume that the mind and body are separate entities within the same container, but in reality, they are...

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