Physically, yin is about relaxing the muscles while holding long poses and applying gentle therapeutic pressure to gradually move energy along the body’s connective tissues.
Emotionally, letting go in Yin Yoga is all about calming the mind and heart from an over-stimulated state of anxiety, by going into an almost meditative state while holding poses for three minutes, five minutes…or even longer. While yang styles of yoga tend to awaken or stimulate subtler feelings, yin is all about quieting things down.
Your diaphragm is shaped like a parachute and attaches to your lumbar spine.
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Moving with others is good for your health. Science says dancing with others raises pain tolerance and nurtures connection. It also helps us build social cohesion and trust. Do more of it!
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It has also been scientifically proven that dancing makes you smarter! The only physical activity to offer protection against Dementia is frequent dancing.
Who would have thunk it?
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