Stoke your internal fire using intentional breath, precise alignment and likely some yoga conditioning. This practice is designed to create a balance of your ability to be both strong and supple, invigorated and at ease. Subtle practices like prāṇāyāma, mudra and meditation are often incorporated in an intriguing and accessible way.
Students often say that these classes keep them present because of the creative sequences... there's no room for daydreaming with these curious, interest-peaking combinations! Result: body, mind, breath connection.
In the words of Chinese medicinal philosophy, yin yoga is the cooling contrast to the other "yang" (heating) yoga practices. The sequences involve long intense holds that are done close to the ground. Like a deep massage, the postures may induce intense sensation followed by cathartic release.