I recall feeling the urge of needing to get somewhere, to feel like I was doing something or making some sort of progress during my first few Yin Yoga classes. I found myself limited to the more gentle yoga and meditation classes, such as Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra. I had no idea I was about to embark on a blissful journey.
Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra are two complementary yoga modalities. In this training you will experience the extreme healing benefits of Yin Yoga: Geared to open up deep tissue and release tension, stuck energy and stuck emotion. Yoga Nidra combines the power of biofeedback, visualization, meditation and energetic healing. The extensive healing and therapeutic impact of Yoga Nidra has been widely accepted by health professionals and has been adopted in many hospital settings and integrative medical services across North America. Some of the therapeutic benefits of yoga nidra can include:. At the end of this course you will have a deeper understanding of the skills needed to teach groups and individuals including children and the confidence to offer others the gift of Yoga Nidra. Combine the release of stuck energy from Yin Yoga and the deep restoration from Yoga Nidra, and you are sure to receive immense healing. Hali and Rhoni have been students and teachers of yoga for over 20 years not to date them ; This dynamic duo divers high-quality training and trusted material. Both are counsellors, and offer yoga programs around the globe. Intentions and Visualization and how this shapes the practice.
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Yin yoga consists of stretching postures. Postures are restful and held for long periods of time, up to 4 minutes. The long, passive holds activate the parasympathetic nervous system our rest and digest system , and work to soften and stretch our deepest layers of tissue, the fascia. This is in contrast to the work done by the muscles in our Bikram and Flow classes which involve dynamic, strengthening movements.
Blog , Special Events , Workshops. End your weekend off right … With Yin Yoga, long, slow stretching intended to open up joints and connective tissues, followed by the practice of Yoga Nidra, or Dream Yoga, where you will experience a state of extreme relaxation through guided meditations intended to get you to the state in between consciousness and sleeping. Please dress comfortably and feel free to bring along a pillow for Nidra. What is Yoga Nidra? It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. The class will begin with a focus on a personal sankulpa, or resolve intention , which helps us focus on releasing the accumulated tensions that we build up on our bodies daily. These tensions include muscular, emotional, and mental. Yoga nidra is not just the practice of relaxing, but of reforming from within, where we practice a burning up of old habits, beliefs, and tendencies.