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Yin Yoga

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This class with Bernie Clark will introduce the student to the three basic principles of the Yin Yoga practice and will explain how and why we should do Yin Yoga. The benefits of the yin style will be explained on a physical, energetic and mental level.


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VictoriaLWawrzyn, posted on January 26, 2016

Thank you, that was amazing!

ccclark2000, posted on April 23, 2015

Thank you, Namaste!

energiayoga, posted on March 4, 2015

One of the best classes on this site. He's a great teacher and such an authentic human being. Thank you!!!!!

bpinto, posted on February 21, 2015


Scrapwithjac, posted on February 8, 2015

This practice was challenging in such a good way. I fee so good. I have added this practice to my playlist and also added all your other classes too. Thanks for a wonderful journey today. Namaste.

rosquillita22, posted on January 24, 2015

Bernie!!! You are my favourite yoga teacher! Please continue to make new videos. I love them! Thankyou so much :)

KMorelli, posted on March 24, 2014

Thank you I feel wonderful after this practice!

sknaap, posted on February 12, 2014

Finally found both a style and teacher that works perfectly for me. Love Bernie's gentle humor too!

Bubblyfish, posted on July 8, 2013

Excellent grounding and relaxing. What a lovely soothing voice Bernie has.

Thank you

Marie69, posted on May 13, 2013

@bernieclark Thank you so much for your advice and suggestions. I'll pass by your web site. Cheers from Italy, Marie

bernieclark, posted on May 13, 2013

@Marie69 - Hi Marie: glad you enjoyed this practice. You ask if I recommend a daily Yin Yoga practice. The answer depends upon you, your goals, your age/current state of health etc. Many people certainly do Yin Yoga everyday: it can be a great meditation as well as a lovely way to open the body. However, you can do too much of anything and if your yoga practice is all yin and only yin, you may become unbalanced in other ways. We need both yin and yang in our lives. Personally, I alternate: one day yin and the next day yang forms of yoga. I answer the question of frequency in more depth on my web site: http://www.yinyoga.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=410. Cheers, Bernie

Marie69, posted on May 13, 2013

This video is my first Yoga experience. I haven't felt that good for months!!! I feel absolutely great, ready for the day. I'm a beginner and found that some of the videos here are a little bit too challeging for me (I'm a runner and tend to have tight muscles). Yin yoga just worked for me. Awesome. Do you recommend a daily yin yoga programme? Marie

bernieclark, posted on March 11, 2013

@saljawood Yin is in! I am glad it is helping you on so many levels. Cheers, Bernie

saljawood, posted on March 10, 2013

Dear Wonderful Bernie - At first, I was not so sure if this lesson had done anything except make me feel old and distinctly un-juicy. But now, WOW, my back hasn't felt this great in a long long time, and the rest of me feels pretty fabulous too. And the session helped to clear writers' block for a presentation I have to do tomorrow.

Fluffster, posted on November 22, 2012

This was brilliant! I feel like I have a new spine. I LOVE Yin Yoga and Clark's sense of humour did get me to chuckle a couple of times. Great video and will look for more from this instructor too.

YogaGirl12, posted on August 21, 2012

This class is amazing! I loved this deep release and now I feel very relaxed! :-)

Peafly, posted on August 16, 2012

Thanks, Bernie. I love your sense of humor: "This is not a pedicure fixing pose." ... Hilarious.

Jayamaa, posted on May 29, 2012


KewalKaur, posted on May 26, 2012

incredible and outstanding tour guide in this very nurturing and informative and healing practice of Yin. more please

lenejijung, posted on April 29, 2012

I can never get bored of your class :D

wildmindgirl, posted on April 11, 2012

My first Yin Yoga class. I loved staying in the postures for a long time and enjoyed the teacher very much. The Dragon's pose: Ouch!

lenejijung, posted on February 22, 2012

Thank you :D

bernieclark, posted on February 22, 2012

Sorry ... drop the last period at the end of the link: here it is again http://www.yinyoga.com/ys2_2.0_asanas_dragons.php

lenejijung, posted on February 22, 2012

Thank you, however the link the seem to work :D

bernieclark, posted on February 21, 2012

Hi - I am glad you enjoyed the class. Regarding how to distribute your weight while in the Dragon, the idea is to be where you can feel some juice but never any pain. It is okay to have more weight on your elbows if that makes the pose do-able, but if leaning away from that front leg reduces the sensations too much, then try to lean more towards the front foot. Other options would be to not come down onto the elbows - stay up on your hands, or rest the elbows on blocks or cushions, or move your whole body weight to the side of the forward foot. I hope this helps and if you would like to learn more about the Dragons, you can visit http://www.yinyoga.com/ys2_2.0_asanas_dragons.php.


lenejijung, posted on February 21, 2012

Hello, i love your yin Yoga class, i'm a biginner. i have a question to ask about the dragons position, for example if my right knee is in front, when i put my elbows down to the floor, i feel like the weight is all on my left elbow, is this normal? oh and ur funny, the first time i watched your video when you said 5 minutes on dragons pose, you got me there haha.

bernieclark, posted on December 5, 2011

I am glad that you listened to your body and came out of the pose earlier: that is the real yoga - listening within! Every body is different: some people crave staying longer in the poses, others do need to come out earlier. Even for the same body, some days we need to come out sooner and other days we may want to linger longer. The narrative is important for beginners to hear, but if you want to do the practice without the guidance there are versions of these practices with minimal talking. Search for Yin Yoga: Edited Commentary to find what you want. Cheers! Bernie

mrenkow, posted on December 5, 2011

This class held the poses about 1min too long for me, so I felt myself making up my own counter poses on several occasions. I also found it distracting that he spoke the entire time, although I do understand his reasoning for doing so.

yoginijules, posted on June 14, 2011

Lovely, lovely, lovely. Thank you.

Breathe_2, posted on March 25, 2011

Today is the first time i have did Yin Yoga with Bernie and what a great class

lydia_2, posted on July 4, 2010

I adore your classes. I have the impression to work very profundly. And I feel calm. I like your voice, your words, your sense of humor. We need a little sense of humor when doing Yoga. And I learn about the body, make a profund reflexion about our bodies. Its fantastic. You are a fantastic teacher. I will buy your book, also.

bwaninha, posted on June 16, 2010

I absolutelly love this practise. Thank you so much! =)

camillasrap, posted on June 2, 2010

Totally loved this Yin practice to balance out my day.......Bernie has a lovely calm voice and the video is very informative. Shall be buying his book.

Anonymous, posted on May 29, 2010

I am new to Yin Yoga and feel it´s exactly what I was looking for after becoming a bit bored with the Vinyasa-Ashtanga style of yang yoga. It´s a great way to open up the body.

NicoleUrdang, posted on April 29, 2010

Bernie is a true gift: knowledgeable, funny, and deep. Naturally, his practices are just great. I particularly enjoy this one as it seems to cover all parts of the body.

zuzia, posted on March 23, 2010

Great video! Bernie is one of my favorite yoga teachers on this website! I appreciate his insights and his wonderful sense of humor! I am also looking forward to more videos of Bernie!

AnneBaker, posted on December 2, 2009

What an incredible introduction into Yin Yoga. I love how Bernie makes me feel at peace with the level I am at and how he makes me crack up in the middle of poses! I love this style of yoga and will definitely continue practicing Yin.

rfreitas, posted on July 12, 2009

Excellent, loved the calm but intense pace. Looking forward to more videos of Bernie!

gwfrey, posted on June 30, 2009

I really enjoyed this video, and especially Bernie\'s sense of humour!

shamilton, posted on April 15, 2009

Thank you. Great addition to my yoga practice and just want I\'ve been looking for.

gcapitolo, posted on March 16, 2009

This is a great experience. The Flying Dragon, wow.

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