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Yin & The Moon
February 1 @ 9:30 pm - February 23 @ 10:45 am
We’ll look to the Moon as our guide and celebrate our darkness and light, our strength and softness, our abilities to be active and restful, to be grounded and hopeful through this weekly yin yoga practice, lead by Sarah Matik, CMYT, RYT-200.
Yin Yoga consists of seated and reclining poses that are held for 3-7 minutes at a time, stretching along the energetic meridian lines outlined in Traditional Chinese Medicine. This style is a perfect complement to a more active (Yang) yoga practice, as it provides the balance of stillness. Yin Yoga is also helpful for anyone suffering from low energy or stress, as it recharges your batteries and brings harmony to the body and mind. Holding the poses for several minutes at a time allows us to bring in the practice of cultivating mindfulness, presence and develop skills for a deeper meditation practice. Blocks, Straps and Blankets will be used for support when needed. Appropriate for all levels.
Thursdays in February, 9:30am-10:45am
2/1 Full Moon Practice: A slow, gentle practice that will focus on grounding and heart opening
2/8 Waning Quarter Moon Practice: A release practice that will invite you to let go of what you don’t need in the form of breathwork and self-massage
2/15 New Moon Practice: A strength building practice focused on clear intentions and clean slates
2/22 Waxing Quarter Moon Practice: We’ll start with an active Moon Salutations and continue to build upon our intentions
No registration necessary. This is part of the regular class schedule at Om Shala Yoga. All class passes and drop-ins are welcome. Come to one or all 4 classes!
This practice is suitable for all levels of experience and ability. Please note that this location is located on the second floor, up one flight of stairs.
10% of workshop admission fees will go into a fund for Every Body Humboldt- a project of the Ink People, that brings yoga and healing to underserved and marginalized communities.