Yin and Beyond - Fascia and its connection with Yin Yoga
A comprehensive workshop offered in a consecutive 3-part series focused on deepening the experience and understanding of the benefits of yin yoga through the lens of the fascial body.
Under the guidance of
Christine Grant, physiotherapist, Myofascial Release Therapist, Reiki Master
Barb Leese MA, ERYT, RYS, PTS, MBS,
Type of Event
Part 1 Friday February 1, 6:00-10:00pm
Part 2 - Friday February 2, 11:30-3:30
Part 3 - Friday March 3, 11:30-3:30pm
Yin and Beyond: A workshop looking at the practice of yin yoga and Myofascial Release
This 3 part, 12 hour workshop series will take you through an understanding of the fascial system of the body and how it relates to our experience of trauma and pain. The principles of a yin yoga class will be developed along with in-depth discussion and practical, hands-on experience in adding myofascial release principles to enhance the experience and benefit of yin postures. Class structure, the use of props, modifications for limitations and additional ways to enhance the yin experience and release of fascial structures will be explored.
In completing this workshop you will receive:
An understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the fascial network in the body and the basic principles of myofascial release in relation to yin yoga
A deep knowledge of the principles of yin yoga, including its origins, the postures, setting the atmosphere and dialoging during class
Modifications and sequencing of postures enabling a customized approach for individuals’ needs.
Incorporating the use of Mantra, Vayues during yin yoga
Hands on techniques for adding myofascial release to yin poses
The use of ball work during yoga to enhance fascial release
CEC certificate recognized by Yoga