This practice is a bridge between gentle and vigorous yoga, and explores a variety of foundational poses (standing, seated, and on the floor) and breathing exercises. It provides a low-key workout and deep restoration.
Yin and Yang are the Taoist concepts which describe the two relative qualities present in everything. Yin is more internal, passive, cooling and downward. While Yang is more external, dynamic, warming and upward.
Class will start with a flowing, moderate level vinyasa type sequence to get the body and energy moving. It will also include strengthening movement and postures.
The last half of class will transition to a yin practice will longer hold (3-5 minute) floor based poses. The postures will largely target connective tissue and fascia in the back, hips, pelvis and legs. Yin postures cultivate a meditative mindset and deeper physical opening.