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
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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
Butterfly pose is one of the most accessible forward folds in the yin yoga practice. It's a great pose to open up space in the back, hips, and adductors (inner leg). And it targets the Ball Bladder, Kidney, Liver and Urinary Bladder meridians in the Chinese system.
It's a great low back stretch for people who are sometimes limited in other forward folds due to tight hamstrings and its a good forward fold option during pregnancy due to the space it provides the belly.Read More
Viparita Karani or "legs up the wall" can be used in an active yoga practice, in a yin yoga or restorative yoga practice. It's a deeply nourishing pose that is very revitalizing for the lower body. It's also very calming for the nervous system.Read More
Sphinx pose is a backbend that helps to open the front of the body and compresses the lower spine, sacrum, and the region of the kidneys and the adrenal glands. It also activates the Kidney meridian, and the ligaments along the spine. This is a particularly important due to its connection with the reserve of Qi held in this area.
Seal pose is a deeper back bend and may not be available for everyone. Take your time. This posture not only pressurizes the spine and kidney meridian it also opens up the upper chest, strengthens the arm bones, and provides a stretch into the front of the body which is where the Spleen and Stomach meridian run. This variation is also safe to practice while pregnant.Read More