The art of teaching Yin yoga. Your Spine Your Yoga.
The last phase of the routine uses a special breath technique called xi breathing followed by a seated silent Microcosmic Orbit meditation.
Yin Yoga Sequence For Microcosmic Orbit. Yin Practice Books. It is an essential Qigong practice for internal energy transformation. Breathe very deeply and hold on full lungs this is energizing.
Root your feet into the floor and rise up to mountain pose. This YOQI YIN essential class is a signature YOQI practice that combines yin yoga with Qigong with focus on the Taoist Microcosmic Orbit. Yin and Yang are the Taoist concepts which describe the two relative qualities present in everything.
Annie can lead a dynamic class filled with inversions with a duality of restorative and healing yin sequences. There is a yang variation to the orbiting breath. The Microcosmic Orbit is a circular pathway of energy that runs up and down the spine.
Postural clinic with over 29 Yin postures variations. Dangling Three minutes Stand with feet hip-width apart and knees soft. In Japan it is called shoshuten which means a circling of light The microcosmic orbit is a way to gather and channel all the stray energies in the body and raise them up from the muladhara to the ajna.
The term microcosmic orbit is a translation of the Daoist term for a full orbiting of energy through the front and back body. The microcosmic orbit touches the yin and yang parts of the chakras and circles the whole upper body. Five minutes plus a one-minute counterpose on each side From sukhasana draw your right heel closer to your groins and extend your left leg out to the side.
Heres a beginner yin yoga class for full body flexibility that doesnt require props 30 DAY MORNING YOGA CHALLENGE httpbitlymorning30days NE. In a yin variation breathe much more quietly shallowly and hold only on empty lungs this is calming. This sequence is a Universal Healing Tao practice as currently taught by Master Mantak Chia at Tao Garden 2018.
Intro to the Asanas. Opening the Microcosmic Orbit is an exercise that activates the points along the pathway to clear blockages and prepare for the Small Circulation of Light practice. The Practice of Yin Yoga.
Through Sarah I met Paul Grilley to whom I am also deeply indebted. Try to keep your left hip down and scoot your upper body to the left as well creating a banana shape. Comments about YinSights Asanas.
The Microcosmic Orbit also called the Small Heavenly Circuit is the bodys major energy pathway that runs up the back of the body and down the front of the body. It is a wonderful way to prepare the body for the Microcosmic Orbit meditation. From prenatal yin yoga to yin yoga for athletes weve rounded up the best sequences for any situation.
Twist to the right for one minute and to the left for one minute. Yin Yang Yoga blends two styles of yoga into one practice bringing together the benefits of passively holding yoga poses with more dynamic sequences and standing postures. Asanas in Other Languages.
This site in the words of Paul Grilley is a website for all things yin Inside you will find a complete online book YinSights describing the history and benefits of Yin Yoga how to do the practice explanations of the most common postures asanas through both video presentations and written descriptions and even YouTube playlists that can guide you through several complete Yin. Hold 45 minutes then repeat on the other side. To Sarah I owe a great debt.
A List of Asanas. Yin yoga effectively releases the fascia and promotes Qi flow. Yin is more internal passive cooling and downward.
The day after I attended my first Yin Yoga class conducted by Saul I came across Sarah Powers video Yin and Vinyasa Yoga and resolved to meet this woman. Move your legs into a comfortable seated position like sukhasana easy pose. This touches only part of the chakras.
Fold forward rounding the back at the end of the fold and clasp your elbows with opposite hands or rest your elbows on your thighs if that feels more appropriate. The Philosophy and Physiology of Yin Yoga. This yin yoga sequence is excellent for beginners containing in-depth instructions and photos.
Yin yoga sequences designed for yoga teachers covering different levels beginners intermediate advanced and topics. Opening the Microcosmic Orbit is an exercise that activates the points along the pathway to clear blockages and prepare for the Small Circulation of Light practice. The routine begins with neigong exercises to open and activate the orbit points.
Her combination of yoga knowledge and dharma truths has inspired me greatly. Before focusing on the energy flowing through the microcosmic orbit take a deep breath and relax the whole body. Home YinSights The Microcosmic Orbit microcosmic_orbit.
Side body especially your waist. Bring your arms overhead bending your elbows and lightly clasping your wrists. Moving energy through the orbit is classic Taoist meditation that balances yin and yang energy in the body nourishes all 12 meridians circulates and refines the Qi.
The mula bandha. If yin yoga has piqued your interest give one or a few of these sequences below a try. Also view restorative gentle chakra balancing chair and prenatal yoga sequences with pose illustrations detailed cues breathing techniques and more.
Intro to acupressure points. Phase two moves into yin yoga postures that focus on the spinal cord joints. In all these variations you may wish to add the hamsa or soham breaths.
Visualize this symbol on point 12 then 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12. Choose and visualize the infinity symbol 8 or a circle O or the yin and yang.