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Yin Yoga & Sound Bath
November 1 @ 13:00 - 14:15
An event every week that begins at 13:00 on Wednesday, repeating until 13th December 2023
ABOUT THE CLASS:
Everything You Need to Know About This Deep, Meditative Practice.
What is yin yoga?
While “yang” yoga focuses on your muscles, yin yoga targets your deep connective tissues, like your fascia, ligaments, and joints making the perfect balance to intense exercises. It’s slower and more meditative, giving you space to turn inward and tune into both your mind and the physical sensations of your body. Because you’re holding poses for a longer period of time than you would in other traditional types of yoga, yin yoga helps you stretch and lengthen those rarely-used tissues while teaching you how to breathe through discomfort and sit with your thoughts. The practice of yin yoga is based on ancient Chinese philosophies and Taoist principles which believe there are pathways of Qi (energy) that run through our bodies. By stretching and deepening into poses, we’re opening up any blockages and releasing that energy to flow freely.
- Lengthens connective tissue
- Increases flexibility
- Boosts your circulation
- Reduces stress levels
- Studies have found yin yoga to have a significant impact on lowering stress and anxiety and reducing the risk of depression because activates your parasympathetic nervous system, which calms your body and slows your heart rate.
Whether you’re a total yoga beginner, a seasoned yogi who is new to yin yoga, or an experienced yin practitioner, there is something for everyone in this Yin Yoga class.
Yin yoga is excellent for those dealing with injuries or a chronic condition like arthritis or osteoporosis as this style in particular is a more restorative practice than other forms of exercise.
Yin can also be a great starting point for anyone interested in meditation as it has such an internal focus.
Yin yoga isn’t your typical sweaty, intense vinyasa flow. But that doesn’t make it any less of a workout—give it a try!
Mary is offering a Sound Bath with Tibetan singing bowls as a meditative experience at the end of each yin yoga session. Most people feel refreshed after a soothing sound healing session as their worries are released, their emotions are regulated and their mind feels calm.
WHAT TO WEAR:
- Bring your own mat, cushions and blankets.
- Please wear layers of loose, comfortable clothing to keep warm.
- Bottle of water
COST OF CLASS:
£15 per class or £40.00 for 4 sessions payable in cash on the day.
Start Date: 1 November 2023
Please bring yourself on time, so as not to disturb others in their meditation. The room is open from 12:45 pm.