Tag Archive | support

Opening with Support Yin Practice

Opening with Support Yin Practice

In this Yin practice we will use the wall to create a supported environment. This series of poses is intended to create a grounding and calming effect for the body and spirit. It would be a lovely practice just before bed. Yin is a style of yoga where most poses are done closer to the […]

Of Trees and Roots

When practicing or teaching grounding poses, energetically there‚Äôs rooting, grounding, strength and stability. These actions are all embodied in nature, especially in trees. We embody these characteristics in vrksasana (tree pose). So, the yogi, the tree, is rooted, grounded, strong and stable. It can definitely appear so on the outside. But what about the soil? […]