Yin Yoga

10 Newcomer Yin Yoga Videos

Leslie Perryman • April 15, 2015
Meditative, long held stretches bypass superficial muscle layers to penetrate deep into connective tissues and joints. Passive postures are typically supported with props, and practiced close to the floor to feel fully received and held by gravity, and the earth beneath. In Yin yoga, you'll take mindful time to explore the edges of your tolerance, in a safe, quiet, and deeply healing space. Postures are held for 3 to 5 minutes, sometimes longer.Don't be intimidated by the idea of taking up yoga. Yoga for beginners classes are designed specifically to ease you in gradually into a practice. Yoga poses in beginners classes are easy enough not to put off first timers but just hard enough to stretch your muscles and give you a real workout. What's more there is such a range and variety of yoga styles and instructors for beginners to try that you will certainly find the right yoga practice for you. Full Body Yin Yoga by Kassandra Reinhardt
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1. Yin Yoga for Fearlessness
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In this yin yoga class, our focus is inner strength. We’ll dive deep into the hips and find strength and inspiration in the soft nature of this practice. This softness is the foundation of true fearlessness; a power that is rooted in the heart, not in the ego.
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Here a few yin yoga poses focusing on the lower back and hip area. In yin yoga you hold the poses from 3-5 minutes. It is of great benefit to the body, it works more on the deep connective tissues and joints, rather than on the more superficial yang tissues like the skin and the muscles.
3. Yin Yoga for Hamstrings & Quadriceps
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This yin yoga class focuses on opening your hamstrings and stretching out your quadriceps so you can give your lower body the care and attention it deserves. If you're a runner, sit for long periods of time, or feel soreness from strength training, you will love the relief and mobility this class will give you.
4. Yin Yoga for the Side Body
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This yin yoga class is all about twists and opening up your side body. Each of these moves is great for aiding in digestion, maintaining normal spine rotation, and reducing pain in your back.
5. Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders
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This yin yoga class eliminates tension and tightness from your neck, shoulders, and upper body. By holding fewer poses for an extended period of time, you will benefit from increased circulation, improved mobility, and stress and anxiety reduction. Grab your mat and join Kassandra Reinhardt for this relaxing yin practice.
6. Yin Yoga for the Lower Back
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This yin yoga class focuses on alleviating discomfort in your lower back by providing supportive poses that are held for an extended period of time. These poses feel especially good if you spend a lot of time standing throughout the day or doing strenuous work.
7. Yin Yoga for Loving Kindness
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In this yin yoga class, our focus is loving kindness. Today we keep it simple, making Loving Kindness our aim and intention as we move through our seated practice.
8. Yin Yoga Pose for the Shoulders
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Yin Yoga Pose for the shoulders and 1/4 dog pose. In this video, you will work the upper back and shoulders to release tension.
9. Yin for Respiration
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Meditate on the breath. In this Grokker Premium video, you'll be guided through a deep, restorative sequence of supportive postures which help to open the chest and invite flexibility into the spine. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Matece Skow as she guides you through a 30 minute sequence of Restorative and Yin poses designed to awaken and stretch the muscles associated with the breath. Appropriate for all-levels.
10. Full Body Yin Yoga
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This yin yoga class is designed to stretch and open your entire body in a short amount of time. It is perfect for those days where you're on-the-go, feeling stressed and tense, and are looking to make some time to focus on your wellbeing. Grab a block and join Kassandra on the mat when you're ready.
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