Most of Yoga today are dynamic, active practices designed to work only half our body, the muscular half, the “yang” tissues.
Yin Yoga allows us to work the other half, the deeper “yin” tissues of our ligaments, joints, deep fascial networks, and even our bones.— Bernie Cleark
In this frequently asked questions about Yin Yoga, I will be linking to a series of short videos that explain how Yin Yoga is different from other types of Yoga and how that can benefit — and more.
What is Yin Yoga?
There are many different types of Yoga. If you’ve never heard of Yin Yoga before, watch this first video to discover the three principles of Yin Yoga and how it can help you.
Who is Yin Yoga good for?
If you’re a runner, you are probably highly resistant to a form of Yoga that is passive. Yin Yoga can literally balance out all the Yang (active) running that you’re doing. You might be surprised at the other people Yin is good for — and those it isn’t good for.
When should you practice Yin Yoga?
Does it matter what time of day you practice Yin Yoga. Maybe! Find out more in this short video.