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by Frank
Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: organs and tissues
Replies: 3
Views: 9711

organs tissues

Hello again, Thank you to Jessica for pointing me in the right direction with Ted Kaptchuk's book. I already have Insight yoga and apparently need to pay more attention to that resource. Thank you to Bernie for asking Cathy to give some insight on this subject. Thank you to Cathy for such an in dept...
by Frank
Fri Mar 18, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: organs and tissues
Replies: 3
Views: 9711

organs and tissues

Greetings, I don't quite understand the relationship between the organ pairs and the tissues of the body. In particular- the spleen and stomach are related to the health (?) or control the health (?) of our blood and muscle. The liver and gallbladder control or are related to (?) the health of our t...
by Frank
Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:24 pm
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: Yoga and Religion
Replies: 18
Views: 36354

Hello, While I don't share your concerns Vincent - I believe I understand them somewhat. I could add much to this discussion(purely opinion) but feel Jessica and Bernie have done wonderfully to ease some of your concerns. There is one person that may be able to help you with understanding that you c...
by Frank
Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:35 am
Forum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences
Topic: Music for Yin Yoga
Replies: 36
Views: 139142

yin/music

In the yin classes I lead there is no music. At first some of the students asked why. I explained that I felt yin yoga lends itself well to the quiet in being a very meditative and contempative practice, so I choose not to use music and have the students concentrate on their breath as much as possib...
by Frank
Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Yin Yoga and Energy
Topic: yin/yang meridians
Replies: 1
Views: 10848

yin/yang meridians

Hello, I'm trying to grasp which meridians are which. I'm reading yinsights as well as Sarah Power's book insight yoga. Going back and forth between them trying to make sense of something I'm stuck on. (That may well be the issue) In her book there is a chart with yin and yang organs listed as well ...
by Frank
Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:37 am
Forum: Yin Yoga and other body parts
Topic: yin poses/osteoporosis
Replies: 7
Views: 20170

yin poses/osteoporosis

Hello, I've been reading recently on which postures are contraindicated for folks with osteopenia and osteoporosis. Forward bends-reclined spinal twists have come up often of the poses to avoid. I've also heard that one should never do swan/pigeon if diagnosed with either of these. Swan and reclined...
by Frank
Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: Yin Yoga and other body parts
Topic: osteoporosis/poses
Replies: 2
Views: 13959

osteoporosis/poses

Hello, I've been reading here and elsewhere that forward bends are contraindicated for folks with osteoporosis and osteopenia. My question on the topic is - what about child pose where the belly is supported on the thighs and therefore the spine is supported? Also is there danger of the spine fractu...
by Frank
Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues
Topic: herniated discs
Replies: 3
Views: 17028

herniated discs

Hello all, I've been re-reading my manual from my 200 hr ytt and came across the section on different types of postures. Twists, forward bends, etc. In the part for twists it reads that herniated discs are contraindicated for these. I've been to a couple of websites that didn't list twists at all go...