Friday, April 5, 2019

YIN YOGA: Shine Your Light in LEELANAU!


YIN Yoga

Unlocking the Liquid Crystal Matrix Within

Yoga4Wellness

Lake Leelanau, MI
30 hour certification course

Mondays-Fridays, August 19-23 and 26-30, 2019

6:00 AM-8:30 AM


Yin Yoga is opposite of Yang Yoga. It is not a workout. It is not exercise. It will not enhance your ego..

Yin Yoga (or Taoist Yoga) is nature-based, organically unfolding like a flower, and easy. Yet it will take you to deep and transformational places. Yin yoga is not a workout, but essentially of the work of yoga–to discover your habitual and limiting patterns and to set your whole Self free.

Throughout our Yin Yoga practice of self-realization, we will embrace all 8 Limbs (ashtanga) of yoga: Yama (5 promises to the world), Niyama (5 promises to yourself), Asana (bodily movement and poses), Pranayama (healing breath), Pratyahara (introspection and insight), Dharana (quiet concentration), Dhyana (receptive contemplation) and Samadhi (surrender to bliss).

Yin Yoga penetrates all 5 realms of being (koshas): physically cleansing and remodeling, energetically calming and clearing, mentally quieting and clarifying, psychologically unifying, and spiritually enhancing connection to Source.

Physically, we will access and juice up connective tissue through the asanas. We will proceed through the 7 chakras (energetic vortices) to cleanse and release long-held knots (granthis) and impediments.

Energetically, our realignment will open and channel the life force (prana), expanding the electromagnetic current throughout the meridians (nadis) and creating the “diamond body” (vajra deha).

Mentally and Emotionally the mind is stilled and clarified, erasing negativity and doubt, depression and anxiety, preparing the way for visionary accomplishment.

Spiritually, the coursing of prana awakens the impetus to expand (kundalini shakti), shine, and to feel your oneness with Oneness.

Yes… Yin will give you greater range of motion in your joints, expanded elasticity in your connective tissue, enhanced mental acuity and intuition. Yin Yoga will even give you confidence and peace of mind.
But, even greater still, Yin Yoga will turn you on.

Quantum physics holds that your body is a liquid crystal matrix, simply a receiver of vibrational input and a conductor of the expression of you– your own polished, vibrant, unique and particular frequency. Integral alignment in certain yoga shapes sets up an attunement to your highest frequency. There will always be both dark and light, negative and positive, solar and lunar energies– many notes in your orchestra. Your job, as a yogi, is to feel and listen to that vibratory quality. 

Tune in– tune your instrument and let it sing. When we are attuned to our own highest frequency, we spread that light. Broadcast your unique and radiant gift to the world. One breath, one soul at a time, we can illuminate the way (Tao) before us. Well come Om!

$450     May be adapted for all levels. 30 CEUs offered for Yoga Alliance Teachers

Register online with the MINDBODY app. at yoga4.net

Sandra Carden, ERYT, has studied and taught yoga and yoga philosophy for almost 50 years.