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Summer Cool Down: Yin Yoga for the Hips

It’s almost summer. And that mean warmth, sun tans, pool days, and adventure. All of which sound ah-mah-zing! But there comes a time when you need a break, because everything needs balance. Or maybe you need a stretch out after some good-time-summery-antics... whichever it is, Yin Yoga is your guy. And because it’s International Yoga Day, here’s a cool hip opening Yin Yoga practice. Those who have never heard of Yin Yoga, here are the basics. Poses are held for 1-5 minutes (usually). The idea is that the longer holds, combined with relaxed muscles help target the connective tissue in the joints that are nearly impossible to stretch otherwise. When you go into a Yin pose, find stillness and start...

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Yin Yoga

Just got finished with a wonderful Yin-Yoga workshop yesterday and I am beyond elated! So much gratitude for all the lovely people who showed up. I was a little nervous, ok maybe a lot nervous at the start, and towards the middle...well pretty much through the entire class, but I managed to finish it without any giant gaffs!  The focus of this class was hips since I hear it's the *hip* thing to do these days. I am already in the planning stages of the next class, hopefully sometime in June, and the focus is a secret right now! Maybe if these are aligned from your root to your crown, you'll be able to guess ;) Anyways, here's a playlist...

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