If you find yourself constantly in motion — running around, always busy, always thinking and doing — I encourage you to try a Yin practice.
When you allow others to prop you up when you need it, you serve your supporters and yourself.
Stepping out of our routines gives us an opportunity to look at them clearly and assess whether they are truly serving us.
Yin yoga may not look like a “workout,” but don’t underestimate it. It will challenge you like few other workouts, by forcing you to be in your discomfort without escaping.
We often believe that we must work harder to get better results. But what if that’s not true?
Even if something isn’t proven by science, it may be true in the common experience and/or practically useful.
On the surface, restorative yoga doesn’t look like much of a workout. You’re unlikely to sweat. But before you judge it, consider that it may just be the hardest workout of all.