Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with postures, or asanas, that are held for longer periods of time—for beginners, it may range from 45 seconds to two minutes; more advanced practitioners may stay in one asana for five minutes or more.
Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues of the body—the tendons, fascia, and ligaments—with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. A more meditative approach to yoga, yin aims at cultivating awareness of inner silence, and bringing to light a universal, interconnecting quality
Yin yoga classes with Gem
Yin/Yang Core: Monday 18:15 – 19:30
Yin: Friday 18:15 – 19:15
Gem is a Yoga Alliance registered 500 hr yoga teacher (chartered level 1) and Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Therapist. She teaches Ashtanga Yoga and Yin Yoga to varying abilities from beginner to advanced. She has been practicing yoga for 11 years and teaching for 6 of those. Find out more about Gem.