Yin Yoga: supporting mental and physical resiliency

I love this insight into Yin Yoga … from our thinking brain to our physical body, heart and spirit ❀️ It takes us in a journey that is beyond the physical body release of fascia.
The Summer Kripalu Yin Workshop on August 12th at Watts of Yoga in Media is sold out. There is a waiting list.
Yin is about biding our time, taking care of what matters the most. Allowing and opening. Tending and releasing. Mind and body connecting and expanding through breath.
Finding the balance with Yin and Yang brings harmony to our lives πŸ’›

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Resiliency is key when it comes to stressful times. Often described as a plasticity, resiliency is our ability to bend with stress, but resume our original shape after the stress passes. Resiliency is not only a physical phenomenon, but a mental one as well. Psychologists have been teaching mindfulness techniques for decades to enhance our mind’s ability to cope with stress. Yin Yoga is a practice that integrates both.

Personal resiliency can be built up through many practices, habits and routines. By learning new skills, we create new neural pathways and increase our brain’s elasticity. Neuroscience is now discovering with imaging proof what ancient yogis have been saying for thousands of years. We can create new mind pathways and change the way we experience the world. Regardless of what you’re choosing to learn; a new language, car repair, home improvements, a musical instrument or a breathing technique, the act of…

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About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life πŸ’›

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