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Skeletal variations – a functional approach to yoga with Sofie Ringsten

Yin yoga is a slow paced style of yoga with poses that are held for longer periods of time, ranging from 2-20 minutes. The poses aim at applying moderate stress to the fascia of the body (tendons, ligaments, bones) – to increase circulation in the joints. Yin yoga is a more meditative approach to yoga, and also aims at cultivating awareness of inner silence. The practice of holding yoga poses for extended periods of time has always been a significant part of traditional yoga practice, both in the hatha yoga tradition of India and in the Taoist yoga tradition of the greater China area, and it is a powerful practice on both physical and mental levels.

During these yin yoga sessions you are given the opportunity to practice yin yoga with Sofie Ringsten, Yogayama ́s yin yoga teacher trainer. She ́s a student of the founder of yin yoga, Paul Grilley, and her approach includes the full range of taoism and yin and yang movments, and she uses the practice herself as a complement to her active life as an ultra runner and surfer.

Skeletal variations – a functional approach to yoga

February 25th 10:00 - 13:00

Just as your finger prints, your skeleton is unique. Each human being has a unique skeleton, and this will ulitmately determine if a yoga pose is good or bad for you. A functional approach to yoga accomodates the diversity of people ́s bodies by focusing on the target area(s) of the pose, allowing the arms and legs move whatever way is necessary to access the target are. During this yin yoga session, you ́ll learn how to take a functional approach to (yin) yoga, practicing yin yoga poses based on target areas. You ́ll learn how to adapt each pose after your own individual body. 


WHEN: FEBRUARY 25, 10:00 - 13:00 

PRICE: 400 SEK (årsmedlemmar 350 SEK)




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