This yin yoga posture of childs pose with a twist is similar to regular childs pose except you bring your bottom shoulder toward the opposite knee. It opens the stomach channel through the twisting as well as the inner leg. If you choose to release your opposite hand and drape it behind you the chest, Lung, Heart and Large Intestine is also activated.Read More
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I am SO delighted to finally open registration to Chinese Medicine for Yoga Online!!
During many of the yoga trainings I've offered, I've heard from students and teachers who want to incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine into their yoga and their life.
So I created this course: Chinese Medicine for Yoga.
This course is designed to provide an overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine theory and the associated meridian system.Read More
The yin yoga posture of happy baby pose or stirrup pose helps to open the hips and the inner line of the leg. The movement creates external rotation in the hips and can also decompress the sacrum and the sacroiliac joint.
Energetically, it targets the Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Gallbladder and Urinary Bladder meridians.Read More
Dragon pose is a yin yoga pose that is a deep hip and groin opener. It opens the hip flexors and quads and depending on the variation it opens the inner leg. It primarily targets the Liver, Kidney, Spleen, and Gallbladder meridians.Read More
Caterpillar pose is a straight-legged forward fold. It helps to lengthen the ligaments that run along the spine, activates the hamstrings, and compresses the abdomen aiding in digestion. It also triggers the Bladder channel that runs along the back line of the legs and along either side of the spine.Read More
At our private beach front villa you'll enjoy daily practices of yoga, meditation, and self reflection. Replenish your energy and take this time to slow down.
You'll also have plenty of time to watch the waves, go for long walks, enjoy the sun, read a good book, or simply rest.
Healthy, nourishing meals will be served to our group by our private chef and staff.Read More
Melting heart is a beautiful backbend for the upper and mid back. It helps to open the shoulders and the heart. Remember if you feel any tingling in your hands or arms to back off. You can also lpace your hands shoulder width or wider to ease some pressure in the upper back. If you would like to intensify the opening bring your chin towards the floor instead of the forehead. You can also use padding under various areas such as the knees, ankles or chest to create more comfort and ease.Read More
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine this season is related to the metal element and the Lung and Large Intestine. The Lung is considered the most sensitive organ and is very closely connected to immunity so this time of year is a great time to boost the immunity to protect the lung. The Large Intestine is also important this time of year so doing a colon cleanse or a cleanse that has a focus on fiber which will help to clean out the intestines can also be beneficial.Read More
Both of the postures of yin yoga saddle pose and half saddle pose target the sacro-lumbar region, the kidneys, and the ligaments along the spine. They also stretch the hip flexors and the quadriceps.Read More