Yin Yoga Directory

Welcome to the Yoga Journal Yin Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Yin Yoga into their practice and philosophy.

Yin Yoga classes are designed to be a physically passive practice. Its aim is to maintain mobility in the deep connective tissue such as the ligaments and fascia. With out practicing Yin Yoga the fascia and ligaments tend to become stuck and less pliable with age. It uses seated and supine poses held for long periods of time. Props can be used to help support the person as well. Some poses can be help up to 5 minutes at a time. Most of the poses are focused on the lower back and hips. These areas of the body have dense connective tissue and require extra care and attention. In addition, Yin helps move the flow of prana freeing

Ongoing

Yosemite National Park is a world-heritage site celebrated as one of the most sacred places on earth. Balanced Rock Foundation is a Yosemite-based non-profit that has been inspiring health and wellbeing through our programs and classes since 1999. Our weekend camping retreats and backpacking trips harness the transformative power of nature to re-connect you with your own inner wisdom. We use the tools of yoga, meditation and creative expression in nature to invite true empowerment. All outdoor and yoga skill levels welcome!

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