Yin and Beyond
A workshop looking at
the practice of yin yoga and Myofascial Release
Christine Grant, physiotherapist, Myofascial Release Therapist, Reiki Master
Barb Leese MA, ERYT, RYS, PTS, MBS,
Next workshop coming soon
This 3 part, 12-hour workshop series will take you through an understanding of the fascial system of the body and how it relates to our experience of trauma and pain. The principles of a yin yoga class will be developed along with in-depth discussion and practical, hands-on experience in adding myofascial release principles to enhance the experience and benefit of yin postures. The use of props, modifications for limitations and additional ways to enhance the yin experience and release of fascial structures will be explored.
Designed specifically for anyone interested in yin yoga, fascia and self
care: beginners through yoga instructors
Yoga Alliance CEC recognized
10 in-person spots available at Yogashala, Waterdown with social distancing measures in place First come first serve to reserve. (Subject to change according to ministry guidelines). Yogashala will provide sanitized yoga blocks and bolsters to in-person participants.
An introduction to the fascial body and the principles of myofascial release
Part 2 -
A focus on Yin Yoga incorporating myofascial principles, specific yin sequencing and modifications with pranayama
Part 3 -
Deepening the yin practice with ball-work, rebounding and unwinding
In completing this workshop you will receive:
An understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the fascia and the basic principles of myofascial release in relation to yin yoga through both discussion and experiential work.
A deep knowledge of the principles of yin yoga, including its origins, the postures, setting the atmosphere and dialoging during class
Modifications and sequencing of postures enabling a customized approach for individuals’ needs.
Incorporating the use of Vayues during yin yoga
Hands on techniques for adding myofascial release to yin poses
The use of ball work during yoga to enhance fascial release
For further information on Christine's background please visit
Any inquiries/questions: Christine Grant
and for Barb's background please see this website's about page
Fee for workshop
312 Dundas St. Waterdown, Ontario L0R 2H0