Yin Yoga: A Mindful Practice for Fascia Release

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Yin Yoga: A Mindful Practice for Fascia Release


Instructor:

Juliet Casso, a certified yoga instructor, was inspired to teach after a meditation retreat in Thailand. She believes that yoga is accessible to all individuals, regardless of their physical abilities.

The Practice

Yin yoga, a combination of mind-body practices and meditative elements, targets connective tissue, or fascia, through extended holds in poses that stretch tight connective tissue areas, such as the hip flexors and upper back. This practice aims to release tension and enhance mobility.

Benefits

  • Promotes fascia release
  • Improves mobility and range of motion
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Complements other forms of exercise by aiding in recovery

Unique Features

Unlike traditional yoga classes, yin yoga is a slow-moving practice characterized by extended holds in each pose, ranging from 60 seconds to 2 minutes. This deliberate pace allows for deep introspection and mental focus.

Level and Accessibility

Yin yoga is suitable for individuals of all levels, as modifications can be made to accommodate varying abilities. The practice is performed on the floor with minimal impact, making it accessible even to those with physical limitations.

Cost

  • Drop-in: $20
  • Advance online registration: $12
  • 10-class package: $129
  • 5-class package: $79
  • Monthly unlimited: $149

Testimonials

“Yin yoga has been incredibly beneficial for reducing my stress levels and increasing my flexibility. The extended holds allow me to focus on my breath and release tension in areas that I didn’t even realize were tight.”
– Anonymous client

“As a physical therapist, I appreciate the therapeutic benefits of yin yoga. The poses specifically target the fascia, which is crucial for overall mobility and injury prevention.”
– Anonymous professional

Class Schedule

  • Sundays: 9:15 a.m.
  • Wednesdays: 7:15 p.m.

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Yoga mat
  • Water

Credit and Rights

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