Tune into the Autumn – Yin yoga and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with Katri

Friday, 20 September 2019 at 19:00

According to TCM the metal element correlates to Autumn; like the astrological sign Libra that comes along with the Autumn Equinox, the power of  Autumn is balance and its virtue is justice. During this time of the year people are more likely to experience asthma, allergies, colds and flu, and to develop stress-related skin issues, bowel disturbances, depression and anxiety.

In a series of five workshops related to the seasonal elements of TCM (Earth, Metal, Water, Wood, FireKatri will help you deepen your understanding of Yin Yoga. Each workshop begins with theory, which is then followed by a long Yin Yoga practice that includes asanas appropriate to the season/element/corresponding organs. 

This workshop will focus on Yin Yoga poses which stimulate the flow of Qi in the lungs and large intestine, and return harmony to out-of-balance emotions like grief and sadness. We will discuss how to keep the Metal element harmonised in your life. A printed handout will be provided.

The full schedule is: 

Friday 20 September 2019 –  Metal Element (Autumn) 

Friday 17 January 2020 – Water Element (Winter

Friday 20 March 2020 – Wood Element (Spring

Friday 19 June 2020 – Fire Element (Summer

Led by Katri you will: 

  • understand the relevant Yin-Yang meridians which work to balance the emotions and physical conditions associated with the particular season, element, and organs;
  • begin to understand the principles of TCM and how applying those principles to healthy living, through the practice of Yin Yoga, can improve your health and well-being in ways that are both subtle and dramatic;
  • see how you can experience better sleep, stronger resistance to colds and flu, heightened energy and boosted mood, and better physical and mental flexibility resulting from the combination of Yin Yoga and TCM.

Teacher: Katri

Entree: 1 workshop 39 euro; 2 workshops 75 euro; 3 workshops 105 euro, 4 workshops 135 euro, 5 workshops 160 euro (incl. handout)

Registration: Guarantee your spot by sending an email to riet@yoganesa.nl and make a payment to our bank account IBAN NL32INGB000 5279736 t.n.v. Yoganesa Rotterdam

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