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  Topic: Yin yoga for seniors
Lydia

Replies: 5
Views: 12795

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:22 am   Subject: Health Forms
Bernie,
I created a very simple health form which I ask students to fill out. It has been really helpful. I can share it with the group if you would like.
Lydia
  Topic: Yin yoga for seniors
Lydia

Replies: 5
Views: 12795

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:31 pm   Subject: Yin Yoga for Seniors
Hi Bernie,

Thanks for you great although somewhat troubling response. Yep, I guess Ii am teaching an "at risk" population. My classes are made up of 15 - 18 students. I am thinking of ins ...
  Topic: Yin yoga for seniors
Lydia

Replies: 5
Views: 12795

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:54 pm   Subject: Yin yoga for seniors
Hello Yinsters!
I haven't posted in a while but I have more concerns about yin for seniors. I teach a group of seniors, quite old and super-stiff with lots of medical conditions. I class is labelled ...
  Topic: Yin for Seniors?
Lydia

Replies: 3
Views: 13899

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:47 pm   Subject: Yin for Seniors - my paradox
hmmmm...Bernie, thanks for the response, short and long regarding yin for seniors. I myself am a boomer, of 53, and do not at all feel like I am in a more yin state than I used to be. I am an example ...
  Topic: Yin for Seniors?
Lydia

Replies: 3
Views: 13899

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:42 pm   Subject: Yin for Seniors?
Question - do you teach Yin to seniors? Are there really so many
benefits for them or would they be better off with a gentle Yoga
practice and some meditation?

If you would teach Yin to senior ...
  Topic: Yin Yoga - Older Women + Osteoporosis - safety concerns
Lydia

Replies: 5
Views: 25626

PostForum: Yin Yoga and other body parts   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:28 am   Subject: Yin Yoga and Older People
Bernie,

Thanks for your timely response on this topic. I guess I should have just read your book! Your answer was what I was hoping for (and expecting) because I know from my own body that hydratio ...
  Topic: Yin Yoga - Older Women + Osteoporosis - safety concerns
Lydia

Replies: 5
Views: 25626

PostForum: Yin Yoga and other body parts   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:18 am   Subject: Yin Yoga - Older Women + Osteoporosis - safety concerns
Hi Bernie,

I have a question regarding contraindications for Yin Yoga. I have been teaching Yin Yoga to a group of students who tend to be under the 50 year old age bracket so I do not caution rega ...
  Topic: Left or Right Side after Shavasana?
Lydia

Replies: 1
Views: 15139

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Energy   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:53 am   Subject: Left or Right Side after Shavasana?
Hi all,

I hope someone will be able to help me with this...I read that it is
suggested to roll onto left side after shavasana in a Yin class. Do you
agree with this and if so, do you know the r ...
  Topic: hyper mobility
Lydia

Replies: 2
Views: 9508

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:01 pm   Subject: Hypermobility - yes!
I teach Yin style classes on Sundays and have noticed so many hypermobile students. This past Sunday I mentioned the idea of digging a bit under the flexies and the class all got it and laughed like c ...
  Topic: sequences
Lydia

Replies: 28
Views: 212367

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:53 pm   Subject: Thanks for Clarification
Bernie,

You have answered all of my questions and yes, I referred to your book and found the twist in dragonfly. Brought it into my sequence that I taught this past Sunday.

Regarding the butter ...
  Topic: sequences
Lydia

Replies: 28
Views: 212367

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:56 am   Subject: Bernie's Flow - again
Ooops! I referred to dragonfly which you call straddle...I think it is the same posture, no?

Also, when you hold butterfly for so long, I assume it is with full release of spine, and then go into c ...
  Topic: sequences
Lydia

Replies: 28
Views: 212367

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:49 am   Subject: Bernie - dragonfly with twist?
Bernie,

This topic is great and I will post some of my flows. I teach a Yin class once a week, 1 hour and a half.

Question; in your flow what do you mean by twist halfway through dragonfly....w ...
 
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