Yin/Restorative › 30 to 45 mins › Norman Blair

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  • Heart Opening Yin31:39
    Heart Opening Yin

    Norman Blair

    In yin yoga we hold poses for minutes. The poses in this heart-opening Yin Yoga class are focused on the heart meridian, and the poses will help you to open your shoulders and heart to all that life has to offer. Quietly energising, because most of the poses are back-bends, you may not want to do this class straight before sleep. A perfect antidote for after a long day’s work with the gentle energising and back and shoulder opening, this class will help you to settle into the evening. You may need two bricks or blocks, a bolster and a sandbag, but improvisation with cushions and books is also encouraged!



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  • Finding Our Yin Foundations33:21
    Finding Our Yin Foundations

    Norman Blair

    A very simple, effective and grounding Yin yoga class with just a few of the most grounding poses. You may need two bricks or blocks, a strap, a bolster and a sandbag, but improvisation with cushions and books is also encouraged!



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  • Hip Yin Yoga: Above The Knees - Below The Navel31:24
    Hip Yin Yoga: Above The Knees - Below The Navel

    Norman Blair

    A hip-focused Yin Yoga class. In this class we replace intensity of form with length of time, so we hold shapes for minutes in order to move deeply from within. This hip-focused class is perfect for those of us with a sedentary lifestyle, who spend too much time seated, especially at desks or in the car, or for athletes, especially runners and cyclists who can suffer from tight hips, which can cause back troubles. You may need blocks, blankets, bricks and a bolster with this class.



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  • Yin Yoga: As Is35:21
    Yin Yoga: As Is

    Norman Blair

    As is: a practice of Yin yoga, meditation and pranayama. In this beautifully slow, quiet class, you'll be asked to settle into sensation. Expect just a few poses, all of them on the floor, but long holds. Take enquries into your body, your breath and the issues within your tissues as you relax into what is. A fabulous class for settling the nerves afer a stressful day or for relaxing before bedtime. You will need a block or cushion, a bolster, you may need a strap, and you may want any other props if you have them.



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  • Issues And Tissues33:54
    Issues And Tissues

    Norman Blair

    An opening of hips and an opening of heart through the practice of Yin yoga. You will need a bolster, two blocks and a sandbag and you may want other props if you have. This class focuses on the breath, with pranayama both before the Yin Yoga and afterwards. The stretches are held deeply and for a long while. You will be asked to settle, to feel deeply and to relax into discomfort. A great daily practice for dealing with life's challenges and deeply relaxing for before bed.



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  • Quiet Time 3: Feel Your Breath30:10
    Quiet Time 3: Feel Your Breath

    Norman Blair

    An essential element of self-care is taking time to find and deepen your breath during gentle, accessible stretches. Most of this class is supine (on the back) so is suitable for those who are recuperating from illness or injury. You will need a strap.



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  • Quiet Time 2: Appreciate Yourself31:27
    Quiet Time 2: Appreciate Yourself

    Norman Blair

    Take time to care for and appreciate your wonderful body with this slowing, softening and stilling experience. Here, gentleness is the key together with developing the skills to find a place where you can stay. Bring along whatever props you have available such as blocks, blankets or a bolster.



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  • Quiet Time 1: At Peace With Yourself34:23
    Quiet Time 1: At Peace With Yourself

    Norman Blair

    This Yin yoga practice is a great way of finding some quiet time, exploring the inner body and cultivating qualities of attention. You will hold poses for minutes whilst you focus on your breathing and your inner world. You will need two blocks.



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