Yin Yang Yoga: Build Your Home Practice
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Yin Yang Yoga: Build Your Home Practice

Enjoy an invigorating yoga flow coupled with long-held, relaxing postures at home or while you travel.
4.6 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
48 students enrolled
Created by Erin Aquin
Last updated 9/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • Yoga Mat (optional but highly recommended)
  • Yoga bloster, blocks or several firm blankets/ towels (optional)
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.

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.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 22 Lectures Collapse All 22 Lectures 01:58:38
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Welcome to the course
1 Lecture 01:36
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How to Build a Practice You Can Stick To
4 Lectures 19:32

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.

Preview 09:24

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.

A Home Practice Checklist
2 pages

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.

Daily Practice: A Powerful Pain in the A$$
10:08

Build Your Home Practice Habit: Resources
2 pages
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Yin Yang Yoga: The Practice
11 Lectures 48:45
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!

Preview 02:17

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.

15 minute Yang Warm-up
15:05

Yin: Water
03:19

Yin: Fire
03:49

Yin: Wood
04:44

Yin: Metal
03:14

Yin: Earth
06:30

Savasana: The Most Important Part
09:47

Yin Yoga PDF
4 pages
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The Basic Theory of Yin, Yang & the Five Elements
6 Lectures 36:45
Yin Yang Chart: A Quick Overview of the Basics
1 page

The Water Element
05:47

The Fire Element
06:50

The Wood Element
08:08

The Metal Element
08:58

The Earth Element
07:02

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

Yin, Yang and the Five Elements
8 questions
About the Instructor
Erin Aquin
4.6 Average rating
6 Reviews
48 Students
1 Course
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.