Yin is a practice where postures are held for 3 minutes or more, in order to release tension in
the thick layers of connective tissues around the joints that a moving, dynamic practice may not access as effectively. During this time of stillness, the physical, energetic, emotional and mental states of being are refined and aligned through a heightened sense of inner awareness. As we allow this awareness to grow in a peaceful setting, we gain the knowledge to maintain a quiet and conscious state at all times; whether the external environment is one of calm or chaos.
Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to a dynamic (Yang) style practice, and an extremely subtle and profound practice on its own, as through holding postures for sustained periods of time, we examine our limits and explore deeper potential.
The focus is on feeling, as through practice we develop attentiveness and refine our awareness. This practice is open to all wishing to slow down and soften.