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Exploring Yin: Deepening Workshops - Online
Starting on 27 September 2021 Go to schedule
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Do you want to know more about Yin Yoga and deepen your practice? Or perhaps what the purpose is of this practice and why we hold the poses for so long? Do you wonder how you can adjust your practice to be more effective for your body? And how we’re able to feel so relaxed after a practice?
What you will learn:
In a series of workshops, guided by Jonas Nathan, we will dive into the ‘what, how, and why of Yin Yoga’. Each workshop contains practice and theory, covering the different aspects of Yin Yoga. You will gain tools so that you can skillfully adapt your practice to your needs. These insights on what is happening in your practice, allows you to tap into the innate wisdom of your body.
Dates of Workshops
The Physical Body and Yin
In this first workshop, we will be working on the physical aspect of the practice. We will explore how these long-held stretches target the deeper layers of connective tissue (fascia). Fascia is literally everywhere in the body and it connects and communicates information and energy. After this first workshop, you will see why this fascia is so important in a yin practice and how this affects your emotional and mental well-being.
The Functional Approach
In this second workshop, we will discuss the basics of the ‘functional approach’. With Yin Yoga, we are not focused on how the pose looks, but rather on how it feels. Often we need to adapt or adjust the pose to feel the right stretch. The same pose can look totally different on your body than on another body. You will get an understanding of this approach so you can find more depth in your practice.
The Six Archetypal Poses
This third workshop will cover the six archetypal Yin Yoga poses. Nearly every pose will fit into one of these six categories. Every archetype targets a different part of your body (target area). We'll discuss the most important target areas of your body. When you start to learn about these archetypes, it makes it a lot easier to create a practice that is most effective for your body.
The Benefits of Yin
This last workshop will be about why Yin Yoga is practised and what benefits we gain from it. Even after practising only a few poses, you can feel the changes happening in your body and mind. After practice, you will leave your mat with a calm and content feeling. All the external stress factors are still there, but something within you has changed. We will discuss the chi and rebound and how it allows us to shift into our being.
In the online format, the teacher will guide you through the online application ‘Zoom’. Zoom is a live streaming platform with many interactive features - it provides a shared space for students, teachers, and assistants. Delight Yoga has been using Zoom to organise live-streamed classes, workshops, and training days and we have had very positive experiences with it.
Zoom allows you to participate in the training from home, but you can ask questions and connect with teachers and other students as if you were in the same physical location.
You can register for this workshop by clicking ‘Book’ and paying online with iDeal, Credit Card or PayPal. Full payment is required to ensure your place. Registration is confirmed when payment is complete.
Are you entitled to a refund of the registration fee in case of cancellation? Please read article 16 ‘Cancellation of Workshop Registration’ in our General Terms and Conditions to know exactly where you stand.
A note on Wellbeing - Creating a safe and sacred space
We wish to create a safe and sacred space to study, practice and grow for everyone. Please take care of your own health and wellbeing while participating in classes, workshops and, trainings offered by Delight Yoga. If you're currently having any physical, emotional or mental issues, or prefer no hands-on adjustments, please make sure to discuss this with the teacher up front.