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Y86: Gentle Hatha For Immune System Health


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Y83: Gentle Yoga For Fascia Release

Fascia is a band or sheet of connective tissue, primarily collagen, beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses and separates muscles and other internal organs. 

One way to think of the fascia is like scaffolding in the body. It has a relative strength of steel, yet is viscoelastic and can store and release elastic potential energy. 

Under a microscope, fascia looks...

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QY77: Gentle Yoga for Anxiety and Restlessness

In the yoga tradition, there are five directions energy can move.

When the movement of energy up and out is dominant, this can create a vata (air element) imbalance. 

This manifests as anxiety, fear, restlessness, worry, doubt. Also physically as digestive issues, cold limbs, and headaches. 

To bring balance, we want to do the opposite. Emphasize moving energy in and down....

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