A combination of Indian Yoga influences and Chinese Taoist practices, Yin Yoga is gentle and slow and emphasizes postres which are held for 3-7 minutes in which one achieves a deep relaxation of the cognitive tissues.
Yin Yoga mobilizes and strengthens our joints, our ligaments, and our deep facial muscle connections.
It also focuses on stretching and stimulating different acupressure points from Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In Yin Yoga, we hold mostly passive poses for about two to five minutes to work into our connective tissues.
- Calms and balances the mind and body.
- Reduces stress and anxiety.
- Increases circulation.
- Improves flexibility.
- Releases fascia and improves joint mobility.
- Balances the internal organs and improves the flow of chi or prana.