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Why do Yin Yoga ?

26 Dec 2019 HYN Himalayan Yoga Academy

Why do Yin Yoga

About Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga tragets yoru physical, mental and emotional concerns thorugh deep streching and breathing. However, unlike most yang styles of yoga which typically focus on streching muscles and emphasize shorter hold times-yin yoga reaches deeper into your body and mind.

Learn Why do Yin Yoga ?

Physical Benefits

Your physical body will benefit the most from practisinig yin yoga because it touches every element of your musculoskeleten system.Yin Yoga focuses on your fascia-tissue around muscles and organs- so you should feel improved health on the inside, which should improve how you feel on the outside.

Improved joint healths : The primary physical benefit of yin yoga is strengthening the connective tissues in your joints.They’re strenghened through steady sustained streching.By applying stress to your joints through streching, yin yoga helps open and lubricate tight joints.

Increased Mobility : As you age, you start to lose joint mobility.It’s therefore essential to keep your hip, lower back and pelvic areas healthy and flexible, so you can remain mobile.Yin yoga can free up those areas to increase the range of motion and improve flexibility , making movement and mobility freer and easier.

Better Organ Function : Yin yoga is thought to benefit your heart and lungs through increased blood flow and depper breathing.Many asanas also include moves that compress and decompress your abdomen, which is believed to help stimulate your digestive system and promote healthier kidney and intestine function.

Mental and emotional benefits

In addition to physical benefits, like improved digestion, better mobility, and cardiovascular health, practising yin yoga on a regular basis can help to alleviate feelings of stress and anxiety , improve sleep and have a positive effect on your mental and emotional states.

Stillness of the mind : Yin Yoga has a deeply meditative quality that allows you to quieten an overactive mind and tune in to your immediate surroundings .

Relief from Stress : Remaining in a high – alert state may contribute to health issues, including high blood pressure and heart problems.. Certain asanas could help lower blood pressure and slow down your heart rate to create a greater sense of calm.

Emotional Healing When your body is still and your mind is silent , certain feelings- such as sadness, excitement, or anger – can arise during or shortly after practise. Expereincing these emotions is perfectly normal and a healthy effect z

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