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  Topic: How to master the squat pose?
YogiBalance

Replies: 1
Views: 753

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 9:01 pm   Subject: How to master the squat pose?
Hi Bernie,
I have a goal: I want to master the squat pose. In other words, to be able to deep squat comfortably for a long duration without feeling any kind of pain and electrical feeling. Also, outs ...
  Topic: Benefit as a function of time
YogiBalance

Replies: 5
Views: 1605

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:04 am   Subject: Benefit as a function of time
The followings are from my personal experience (doing yin for the last about 3 years):

Staying longer is better (if and that is a big if, if you are doing the posture correct and you don't feel pai ...
  Topic: A question regarding dragon poses and my hips bone structure
YogiBalance

Replies: 3
Views: 1338

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:08 am   Subject: A question regarding dragon poses and my hips bone structure
1. Oh, i figured out i was positioning my arms and body too high pressing to a chair because i was afraid i am not flexible enough to lower my body low enough, that is why my weight was not distributi ...
  Topic: A question regarding dragon poses and my hips bone structure
YogiBalance

Replies: 3
Views: 1338

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:11 am   Subject: A question regarding dragon poses and my hips bone structure
Hi Bernie,

1. Should i press the ankle and/or forefoot to the ground when doing baby dragon and dragon flying high poses or the other dragon poses for that matter?

2. I learned that i need to mo ...
  Topic: Yin twists and side bends,flat feet and imbalance correction
YogiBalance

Replies: 1
Views: 1738

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: Yin twists and side bends,flat feet and imbalance correction
1. Which yin poses can be done with twists and side bends aside of reclining pose, cal pulling its tail and bananasana? I would like to add more twists and side bends to my yin practice.
2. I have f ...
  Topic: Lotus pose for meditation, poses for hours of sitting
YogiBalance

Replies: 5
Views: 2117

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:29 am   Subject: Lotus pose for meditation, poses for hours of sitting
Great. will do. Smile

What kind of yoga mat would you recommend for yin practice? i got a yoga mat i bought for ashtanga practice i used to do in the past. Would a more cushioned mat be more suitable ...
  Topic: Lotus pose for meditation, poses for hours of sitting
YogiBalance

Replies: 5
Views: 2117

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:06 am   Subject: Lotus pose for meditation, poses for hours of sitting
3) Inb my practice i usually start with mostly forward bends in the first half of the practice and leave most of the back bends to the second half and do reclining twist before shavasana. Would it be ...
  Topic: diet suggestions
YogiBalance

Replies: 5
Views: 4094

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:29 pm   Subject: diet suggestions
Just a little update, i follow the same diet i mentioned above (for the last 4 years) and it works the best for me (tried vegg/vegan diet in the past by the way). The change i made since a year ago is ...
  Topic: Lotus pose for meditation, poses for hours of sitting
YogiBalance

Replies: 5
Views: 2117

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:30 am   Subject: Lotus pose for meditation, poses for hours of sitting
1. I started doing modified lotus pose in my case (the whole feet sides are on the ground) for meditation before shavasana in my yin practice. Should the pelvic floor and lower abs be engaged and ujja ...
  Topic: Hello from the new chick!
YogiBalance

Replies: 1
Views: 1497

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:41 pm   Subject: Hello from the new chick!
Hi Emma. Smile
Yin yoga is one of the best things i added to my life. It makes me feel much younger and its exciting for me to experience the tiny steps of progression in my body's flexibility. Its a li ...
  Topic: Child pose variation with both feet lying on their sides?
YogiBalance

Replies: 3
Views: 1808

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:33 am   Subject: Child pose variation with both feet lying on their sides?
I should have explained myself better. The best way i can describe what pose i mean is actually hero pose while sitting on a level 1 block with both feet lying on their sides. Would you call it a hero ...
  Topic: Child pose variation with both feet lying on their sides?
YogiBalance

Replies: 3
Views: 1808

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:07 am   Subject: Child pose variation with both feet lying on their sides?
I started to practice deer pose and it feels good but i thought to myself, "what if i do what the back leg does in deer pose but with both legs, or in other words, child pose but with both feet l ...
  Topic: Yin yoga and man's pelvic floor muscle
YogiBalance

Replies: 3
Views: 2272

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:39 am   Subject: Yin yoga and man's pelvic floor muscle
Thank you Bernie, it is helpful. Sounds like an interesting book! I'm starting my kegel practice. I practiced ashtanga in the past so i know the feeling of contracting the pelvic floor.
1. Do you ha ...
  Topic: Yin yoga and man's pelvic floor muscle
YogiBalance

Replies: 3
Views: 2272

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:54 pm   Subject: Yin yoga and man's pelvic floor muscle
I read the pelvic floor muscle is beneficial to strengthen as well as doing kegel exercises for better sex.
Does yin yoga postures strengthen this muscle? If so, which postures?

This is interesti ...
  Topic: An update+What is yin yoga aside of the poses in the asana p
YogiBalance

Replies: 1
Views: 2376

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 2:24 am   Subject: An update+What is yin yoga aside of the poses in the asana p
Yin yoga became an important part in my life. I feel the benefits it gives me everyday and the progression i gain through trial and error, a lot of it thanks to your wonderful website Bernie. I think ...
 
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