Yin Yang Yoga: Build Your Home Practice

Enjoy an invigorating yoga flow coupled with long-held, relaxing postures at home or while you travel.
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Instructed by Erin Aquin Health & Fitness / Yoga
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Are you looking for a yoga practice you can do anywhere and also customize to fit your lifestyle? In this course you will learn more the relationship between warming, strengthening Yang Yoga and deep long-hold Yin Yoga. Expect to gain tools that will instantly help you build a strong home practice and stick to it.

The course includes a full length yoga practice to get you started and allows you the flexibility to modify the session to suit your schedule.

Finally, learn some of the fascinating theory around Yin, Yang and the 5 Elements and how they work in nature, in people and on the mat.

Over 100 minutes of video included + book suggestions and other free resources to help you keep learning.

What are the requirements?

  • Yoga Mat (optional but highly recommended)
  • Yoga bloster, blocks or several firm blankets/ towels (optional)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Experience a complete Yin Yang Yoga practice you can modify to suit your energy level
  • Master tools to help you build a consistent yoga practice at home or while traveling
  • Enjoy an indepth understanding of Yin, Yang and the 5 Elements on and off the mat

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who wants to expand their yoga knowledge and learn how to build a consistent personal practice.
  • You will enjoy this course if you are looking for a more diverse practice or a deeper understanding of Yin Yang Yoga.
  • This course is not recommended for people who have never taken an "in-person" yoga class with a qualified instructor. It may not be suitable for someone dealing with serious illness or injury. As with any exercise program always check with your doctor before starting and work at your own pace.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to the course
Section 2: How to Build a Practice You Can Stick To

Before you can have a great practice there are a few essentials to consider to keep you inspired and thriving on the mat. In this lecture you will learn how to set up your home or "anywhere" practice.

2 pages

Do you like to practice first thing in the morning before your brain is online? Here is a checklist to help you make sure you have everything you need ready to go. There is nothing more distracting mid pose than realizing you forgot to grab your strap or block.


We have all experienced that sometimes the things we find challenging have the most to teach us, and daily practice can be full of challenges. How can you manage and even see the silver lining around the trickier parts of your yoga? This lecture will help to expand your perspective on the topic and help you move forward with ease.

Build Your Home Practice Habit: Resources
2 pages
Section 3: Yin Yang Yoga: The Practice
What is Yin Yang Yoga and Why Should You Try it?
2 pages
How to Use This Section
1 page

Some days you may find you don't have the time or energy for a vigorous yang warm up. Here is a short sun salutation variation you can use and repeat as many times as you like to get your Qi flowing!


This longer yang flow is a fast paced challenging sequence. Be sure to modify poses as much as you need to and allow yourself to build strength and stamina over time.

Yin: Water
Yin: Fire
Yin: Wood
Yin: Metal
Yin: Earth
Savasana: The Most Important Part
Yin Yoga PDF
4 pages
Section 4: The Basic Theory of Yin, Yang & the Five Elements
Yin Yang Chart: A Quick Overview of the Basics
1 page
The Water Element
The Fire Element
The Wood Element
The Metal Element
The Earth Element
8 questions

Test your understanding of the basics of Yin Yang and the 5 Elements

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Instructor Biography

Erin Aquin, Yoga Teacher, Author

Erin Aquin is an author, yoga instructor and co-founder of AquinYoga.com She is a pioneer of Yin Yang Yoga and easily blends over a decade of teaching with her experience as a Chinese Medicine practitioner. Currently living in Boston, she recently published her first book, The A-Z of Being a Successful Yoga Teacher designed to help instructors worldwide create more sustainable businesses.

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