This gentle Yin Yoga class is going to give you that relaxing deep stretch and relaxation you need. This is a perfect yoga class to do after a long day at work or a stressful week. By using different yin yoga postures we will focus on releasing tension and stiffness out of the back and hips. Remember, breathing is a very important factor in Yin Yoga so through out this entire practice make sure you’re taking deep breaths in and long slow exhales out. This yin yoga class is great for beginners or anyone that is looking for something very gentle on the body. You can even do this yoga class in bed if you like. Dedicate this 20 minutes to yourself, because you deserve it! Put your own self care as a priority. Breathe, let go of all the negativity in your life, and welcome new positive and vibrant energy with every new breath.
What is Yin Yoga? Yin Yoga is a style of yoga practice that targets the connective tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and even the joints of the body that normally are not exercised very much in a more active style of asana practice. Suitable for almost all levels, Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular (yang) styles of yoga that emphasize internal heat, and the lengthening and contracting of our muscles. Yin Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. Each posture in Yin Yoga is usually held up to 5 min or so. However, if you’re very new to this I recommend you start with the 1 min holds until you feel more confident in your posture. If you’re more of an advanced yogi then feel free to pause the video and hold each pose longer.