NY January 17th Yin Yoga and Meditation

Join our special monthly Yin Yoga and Meditation class with Soundbath.

Join John Smith for 2 hours of Yin Yoga and Meditation practice on Sunday 17th January  3-5pm.  Workshop price is $40. During the practice John will guide you through a series of low, slow Yin poses coupled with various breath practices and guided meditations. The slower practice of Yin helps to bring balance to the dominance of dynamic yang yoga styles focusing on the physical body that have risen in popularity in the West. Yin Yoga is performed when the muscles are cold and relaxed to stress the body’s connective tissue (including the ligaments, tendons, fascia and bones) through long holds of postures, supported by props, allowing students to work to an appropriate edge of sensation. Come and join us for low, slow Yin yoga, deepened by releasing tones and curated music to heal and complement the theme of the session. … Continue reading >NY January 17th Yin Yoga and Meditation

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Join our special monthly Yin Yoga and Meditation class with Soundbath.

Join John Smith for 2 hours of Yin Yoga and Meditation practice on Sunday 17th January  3-5pm.  Workshop price is $40. During the practice John will guide you through a series of low, slow Yin poses coupled with various breath practices and guided meditations. The slower practice of Yin helps to bring balance to the dominance of dynamic yang yoga styles focusing on the physical body that have risen in popularity in the West. Yin Yoga is performed when the muscles are cold and relaxed to stress the body’s connective tissue (including the ligaments, tendons, fascia and bones) through long holds of postures, supported by props, allowing students to work to an appropriate edge of sensation. Come and join us for low, slow Yin yoga, deepened by releasing tones and curated music to heal and complement the theme of the session.

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Yin is in! 

Join John Smith for 2 hours of Yin Yoga and Meditation practice on Sunday 17th January  3-5pm for an exchange of $40.

During the practice John will guide you through a series of opening and releasing, low and slow Yin poses coupled with various breath practices and guided meditations. The postures are floor based.

At CY, we believe that the slower practice of Yin helps to bring balance to the dominance of dynamic yang yoga styles focusing on the physical body that have risen in popularity in the West. Yin yoga is performed when the muscles are cold and relaxed to stress the body’s connective tissue (including the ligaments, tendons, fascia and bones) through long holds of postures, supported by props, allowing students to work to an appropriate edge of sensation.

The benefits of a Yin practice include:

– A reduction of stress and anxiety by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system;

– An increase to circulation of the blood flow

– Improved range of motion and  joint mobility by releasing the fascia and increasing  synovial fluid;

– Strengthens the Immune system

– Improving the flow of chi or prana in the body.

John is a qualified Level 3 Yin yoga teacher who trained with IYTA’s Sarah Manning (trained from the author of The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, Bernie Clark) and Jeff Lowe (Traditional Chinese Therapist in using Acupressure points with holding Yin postures). John first discovered Yin Yoga attending regular classes in Brisbane where he not only experienced a deep sense of release from stress, but also the ability to explore the deep meditative experience that comes from this practice. John has also been an avid meditator for over 30 years and is keen to share with others the many physical, mental and spiritual benefits of yoga.

One or more of our favourite musicians will join us for this regular event.

 

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