Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra
Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga, incorporating principles of traditional Chinese medicine, with asanas that are held for 2-5 mins. One of the principles in Yin Yoga is that we relax the muscles so that the stress of the posture soaks into the deeper connective tissues, the fascia which can make up thirty per cent of the tissue in the muscle.
The fascia is not only continuous with the muscles, organs, and all tissues found within it, the fascia is connected together throughout the body. In one model of our body, it is the fascia that holds us together. It is fascia that keeps the bones connected and uprighthttps://yinyoga.com/yinsights/fascia/
Props can be used to create support and comfort. Yoga Nidra is also called yogic sleep (a state between being asleep and awake) involving visualisations and a body scan.
If you are interested in Yin & Yoga Nidra sessions, I will be running some throughout the year. Please register your interest below: