Yin Yoga - explore this beautiful, still yoga style today. 

Physical and Physiological Benefits:
  • reduces Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
  • stimulates chondrocytes and osteoblasts, which create cartilage and bone matter helping to reduce degeneration of connective tissues
  • prevents contracture & degeneration
  • reduces fixation and provides essential hydration for the joints
 
Psychological and Emotional Benefits:
  • Reduction of stress level supporting a healthy blood pressure, stronger immune system, improved digestive system, alleviation of inflammation
  • Activation of parasympathetic nervous system and inactivation of the sympathetic nervous system
  • Practice of mindfulness and awareness through stillness

 

Energetic Benefits:
  • Nourishment of the organs through acupressure by compression of the meridian lines
  • Creation of small piezoelectric currents that stimulate optimal cellular responses, which is commonly known as “acupuncture without needles” (Clark, B. (2012). The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga. White Cloud Press)
  • Increasing the level of neurotransmitter GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) maintaining health, vitality and wellbeing

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