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  Topic: Morning Routine
Bernie

Replies: 4
Views: 11106

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:21 am   Subject: Morning Routine
Hi Liz

I am not sure, but the best way to test your idea is to try it!

Theoretically, heating up the body makes things looser, but the problem is, your spinal ligaments are already overly loose ...
  Topic: Cold showers
Bernie

Replies: 1
Views: 20

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:15 am   Subject: Cold showers
Hi Jenkdog! Hmmm....I don't recall saying take a cold shower before practicing, but I do recommend that most people wait at least 30 minutes after popping out of bed before practicing any form of yoga ...
  Topic: Hamstrings versus Hamsprings and Basketballers
Bernie

Replies: 2
Views: 126

PostForum: Yin Yoga and other body parts   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:08 am   Subject: Hamstrings versus Hamsprings and Basketballers
Hi Liz

This topic comes down to a generalized discussion about the elasticity of our fascial tissues. For more information including links to studies, I invite you to read this article on Yoga Inte ...
  Topic: Teaching yin to a paraplegic
Bernie

Replies: 7
Views: 402

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:08 am   Subject: Teaching yin to a paraplegic
Thanks, Claire. Some great ideas. I think you can still make it yin if you follow the basic principles of applying a stress, relaxing to an edge (but not past) and let it linger. Three minutes may be ...
  Topic: Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes in animal models
Bernie

Replies: 0
Views: 136

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Energy   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:11 am   Subject: Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes in animal models
Interesting study found that some electromagnetic fields affect diabetes in mice and in human liver tissues.

Researchers may have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively. Ex ...
  Topic: 3 Questions about Yin Yoga in General
Bernie

Replies: 4
Views: 94

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:56 pm   Subject: 3 Questions about Yin Yoga in General
Yes, that is a good summary!
  Topic: 3 Questions about Yin Yoga in General
Bernie

Replies: 4
Views: 94

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:13 am   Subject: 3 Questions about Yin Yoga in General
Great questions! First of all, let me clarify that ligaments can and do stretch and get longer. That is quite okay and necessary. However, they normally do not stretch as much as muscles do. I am not ...
  Topic: Yin Yoga and Heart Problems and students with Diastasis Rect
Bernie

Replies: 2
Views: 1271

PostForum: Yin Yoga and other body parts   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:20 am   Subject: Yin Yoga and Heart Problems and students with Diastasis Rect
Yes, I think Yin Yoga for other, non-abdominal parts should be safe. As always, start easy and go from there!
  Topic: Full Moon Sequence
Bernie

Replies: 1
Views: 161

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:26 pm   Subject: Full Moon Sequence
I don't know of any Moon flow that incorporates only yin yoga postures, but here is a [url=https://yinyoga.com/yinsights/a-moon-salutation/]Moon Salutation from YinSights.

Cheers
Bernie
  Topic: Yin yoga for a hernia?
Bernie

Replies: 0
Views: 87

PostForum: Yin Yoga and other body parts   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:17 am   Subject: Yin yoga for a hernia?
I was recently asked the following question:
Hello Bernie, I would like to ask a question about one of my student. She has an hernia on her abdomen near the navel. I would like to know which poses ar ...
  Topic: Yin Asanas to balance the Chakras
Bernie

Replies: 5
Views: 17369

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:42 am   Subject: Yin Asanas to balance the Chakras
I don’t know of any formal, proven “yin and chakra map” so can’t help you with that.

It is tricky to try to combine two very different maps: the chakras are an Indian map describing an inne ...
  Topic: props and online teaching
Bernie

Replies: 2
Views: 205

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:40 am   Subject: props and online teaching
I don't know of any special tricks to get people to bring props, other than reminders, both before class and during the class for next time. But, since teaching online means most people are at home, m ...
  Topic: question about your spine your yoga
Bernie

Replies: 4
Views: 196

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:59 am   Subject: question about your spine your yoga
I believe that Yoga International will give you a $100 discount off the 50 hour course if you have already purchased the spine course. You may want to check into that with their help desk.

Cheers!
  Topic: question about your spine your yoga
Bernie

Replies: 4
Views: 196

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:50 am   Subject: question about your spine your yoga
Hi Annelise

In short: no, this course won’t give you the “deep understanding of the possible issues of the spine” but it does discuss how to create safe practices.

For the depth of knowled ...
  Topic: Yin yoga and herniated discs
Bernie

Replies: 0
Views: 191

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:32 am   Subject: Yin yoga and herniated discs
I recently received the following questions:

Hi and thank you for the opportunity to contact you! I have a disc herniation c4-c5, bulging disc c5-c6, which have been confirmed via mri, and a possib ...
 
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