The Overlooked Practice: Yin Yoga and the Biological Domino Effect (Part 3 of 3)

To this point, we have discussed the importance of exercising our connective tissue, as well as how the body can sense the changes that occur during yin postures and stretching. But once the external, biomechanical signal is converted into an internal, biochemical or electrical signal, how does this signal begin to change the fascia? Biochemistry … More The Overlooked Practice: Yin Yoga and the Biological Domino Effect (Part 3 of 3)

The Overlooked Practice: Yin Yoga and the Languages of the Body (Part 2 of 3)

How does the body sense yin postures? In the previous blog post we took a look at why it is so important to exercise our connective tissues. But how can we accomplish this through yoga? Unfortunately, many people are under the assumption that active “yang” practices are an adequate prescription. While it is true that … More The Overlooked Practice: Yin Yoga and the Languages of the Body (Part 2 of 3)