I'm not the biggest fan of the word exercise. As a child and teenager, I was really unfit and often in the "special" group for physical education. It also took me a long time to start exercising more for the health and wellbeing benefits rather than as something that was supposed to help me lose … Continue reading Does yin yoga count as exercise?
Later this year, I will have reached 10 years since I attended a mindfulness course, which was the beginning of my meditation practice. I consider myself to be an experienced meditator who is able to sit to notice whatever may be arising. But the interesting thing is I sometimes find myself avoiding the sitting even … Continue reading Yin yoga as a mindful movement practice
Many yang yoga physical practices emphasise a particular sequence or order of poses. So it makes sense that we would expect the same from yin yoga but I'm going to let you in on a secret: there is no special required sequencing order in yin yoga. If you have been to a yoga class at … Continue reading How to sequence a yin yoga practice