This is a quiet, slow and meditative practice, with a focus on the hips, pelvis and lower spine, all supported by the earth using props and variations to allow the body to open up and the mind to still.
By holding postures for an extended period, the connective tissue is stimulated and joints are nourished.
Yin is open to all levels and is a great way to bring balance to your dynamic yoga practice. For some the challenge of letting go in a Yin class is harder than coming up into handstand.
Some Yin Yoga sessions may conclude with a seated meditation to leave you feeling grounded and restored.