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by mathews
Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Yin Yoga and Energy
Topic: Building yin energy
Replies: 5
Views: 20417

Building Yin Energy

Bernie, I think what Delta may have meant is that in Chinese medicine, they talk about Yin/Yang excess and deficiency. Sometimes, people can have Yang excess, however that is not the same as Yin deficiency although one might think it would be. I only know this because of a recent visit to the acupun...
by mathews
Mon May 25, 2009 1:04 am
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: Teaching various levels class
Replies: 3
Views: 7740

Hi Bernie, So if I hold L1 students for 1-2 minutes in the pose, what do you recommend they do as the L2 students are holding pose for 3-5 min. Should I give them another pose? Or if I am doing backbends and start with sphinx, then seal, then saddle - how would you sequence that in a multi-level cla...
by mathews
Fri May 22, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: Teaching various levels class
Replies: 3
Views: 7740

Teaching various levels class

Hi Bernie, I've started teaching Yin at a studio that has beginning students and more advanced students coming to the same class. Any advice on how to sequence a class to accomodate both levels? If I hold the poses for longer than two minutes, it is too intense for the beginners and anything less th...
by mathews
Sat May 16, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: rest period between yin sessions
Replies: 2
Views: 19088

Thanks Bernie. I told the student the same thing you mentioned that you can do yin everyday, unless you overdo it but it is nice to have it confirmed.

Cheers,
Roland
by mathews
Thu May 14, 2009 4:20 am
Forum: General Yin Yoga Topics
Topic: rest period between yin sessions
Replies: 2
Views: 19088

rest period between yin sessions

Hi Bernie,

I had a student who asked me how long should they rest after a yin session for connective tissue recovery. Typically they say 48 hours of rest after muscles have been worked out. Is there a similar rest period for connective tissue?

Thanks,
Roland