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  Topic: Sphinx : alternatives and options
Christophe

Replies: 2
Views: 1069

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:38 am   Subject: Sphinx : alternatives and options
Thank you very much Bernie.

Christophe.
  Topic: Sphinx : alternatives and options
Christophe

Replies: 2
Views: 1069

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:17 am   Subject: Sphinx : alternatives and options
Hi Bernie,

My question is about Sphinx pose.

I practise it sometimes in two different ways and I'd like to know if it's okay.

The first option is an usual Sphinx but with a slight sidebend. ...
  Topic: Half butterfly and sitting bones
Christophe

Replies: 2
Views: 2068

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:00 am   Subject: Half butterfly and sitting bones
Thank you Bernie for answering.

The part of my body stretched is different when the sitting bones are off the floor than when they are on the floor so I understand now that both can be okay and it ...
  Topic: Half butterfly and sitting bones
Christophe

Replies: 2
Views: 2068

PostForum: Yin Yoga Postures, Practice & Sequences   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:47 am   Subject: Half butterfly and sitting bones
Dear Bernie,

In half butterfly, one leg is stretched straight to the side.

When I fold forward down the middle between both legs, is is okay if the sitting bone of this straight leg isn't firml ...
  Topic: Would there be a benefit to doing just ONE yin pose daily?
Christophe

Replies: 11
Views: 3320

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:38 am   Subject: Would there be a benefit to doing just ONE yin pose daily?
Thank you Bernie.

Your answer helps me to understand how easy it is to think in a wrong way.

When I was suggesting a supported mild fish pose, it was with a block under the head in order to avoi ...
  Topic: Would there be a benefit to doing just ONE yin pose daily?
Christophe

Replies: 11
Views: 3320

PostForum: General Yin Yoga Topics   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:33 pm   Subject: Would there be a benefit to doing just ONE yin pose daily?
Hi Bernie.

What is the idea behind Butterfly because nowadays, when we look at older people, a lot of them are « forward folded » ; one of their problem seems to be an unopen heart.

From a phy ...
  Topic: Sciatic pain
Christophe

Replies: 6
Views: 12791

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: Sciatic pain
Hi Bernie,

It’s a pleasure to read you.

Things are not black or white so I understand answers can’t be black or white....fortunately you know how to explain clearly…thank you for this.

...
  Topic: Sciatic pain
Christophe

Replies: 6
Views: 12791

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:00 pm   Subject: Sciatic pain
Thank you for your answer Bernie.

The question is then : when can the forward bend be practiced and when should it be totally avoided.

I guess that as long as the student does not feel pain when ...
  Topic: Sciatic pain
Christophe

Replies: 6
Views: 12791

PostForum: Yin Yoga and Spine Issues   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:19 pm   Subject: Sciatic pain
Hi Bernie,

You wrote : "One major caution: sciatica can be made worse by seated forward bends."
That's why, in The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, you said that Caterpillar can aggravate sc ...
 
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