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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.
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|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.
|Lecture 3||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
|Section 3: Yin Yang Yoga: The Practice|
What is Yin Yang Yoga and Why Should You Try it?
How to Use This Section
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.
Savasana: The Most Important Part
Yin Yoga PDF
|Section 4: The Basic Theory of Yin, Yang & the Five Elements|
Yin Yang Chart: A Quick Overview of the Basics
The Water Element
The Fire Element
The Wood Element
The Metal Element
The Earth Element
|Quiz 1||8 questions|
Test your understanding of the basics of Yin Yang and the 5 Elements
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.