Cat Pulling Its Tail

Yin Yoga Poses: Cat Pulling Its Tail

We practice this pose often and happily at Hatha Yoga World during the 200 & 300-hour yoga teacher training courses. It’s just a great pose with lots of benefits. Benefits of this pose: – Cat pulling Its Tail brings chi or prana to the spleen and stomach (earth element), gallbladder (wood element), urinary bladder, and kidney (water element) meridians. – The variation shown...

Important Topics of Yin Yoga

Important Topics of Yin Yoga

What Is Fascia? Fascia is connective tissue, more specifically collagen, elastin, and fibronectin. It is a human web with no beginning and no end, and it binds around every muscle fiber, organ, bone, joint, and cell. Fascia is made of collagen sheaths and fibril tubes that slide along each other and hold and transport fluid. It is the most significant communication...

Principles of Yoga Practice

Principles and benefits of a Yoga practice

Principles of a Hatha Vinyasa practice Flow, enjoy, and express any desired movements. Creates internal heat Target muscles through a contraction Encourage the practitioner to be aware of self Feel which movements are appropriate to obtain natural balance. What are the benefits? Flexibility Health Strength Calm mind Self Improvement Body awareness Principles of a Yin Yoga practice Identify the target area. Explore...

What is Hatha Yoga

What is Hatha?

Hatha focuses on balancing the flow of Prana, meaning life force, in Ida nadi and Pingala nadi. Ida nadi represents the female energy, and the Pingala nadi represents the masculine energy. This is the duality present in every human body. We can create balance by purifying our bodies through yoga practices like asana. In Hatha Yoga, we seek balance and unite...