119 episodes

The Yin Yoga podcast marries traditional Yin Yoga with scientific evidence. Engage in healing practices that help you to deepen your mindfulness practice and support self regulation. All practices are Pain Care Aware to support individuals living with chronic pain.

The Yin Yoga Podcast Mandy L Ryle

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

The Yin Yoga podcast marries traditional Yin Yoga with scientific evidence. Engage in healing practices that help you to deepen your mindfulness practice and support self regulation. All practices are Pain Care Aware to support individuals living with chronic pain.

    Understanding Yourself and Your Practice Through the Prism of The Gunas

    Understanding Yourself and Your Practice Through the Prism of The Gunas

    In this solo discussion episode, we'll explore the three intertwined modes that constitute our very existence, the Gunas. This enlightening discussion will offer a fresh perspective on the intense sensations and fluctuations experienced in a yin practice, allowing you to cultivate a deeper understanding of your own nature.

    But we don't stop at the yoga mat. Imagine applying these timeless lessons to your everyday life - finding meaning in the changing seasons, and adopting an attitude of curiosity and joy instead of fixating on a particular state or rejecting others. Fascinating, isn't it? We also delve into the intriguing biological component of this experience, using the stress-strain curve of connective tissues as an analogy.

    For those among us grappling with pain, we offer a unique perspective on its understanding and a potential path to alleviate it. So, if you're curious about how ancient philosophy intertwines with contemporary yoga and life, join us on this journey of discovery.

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    Transformational Self CareA Late Winter Wellness Retreat in the Dominican RepublicMarch 3-10, 2023Join me for a 7 day Caribbean wellness retreat. Each day we will focus on a pillar of self care. By the end of the week you will have a group of new friends, some unforgettable memories and a personal self care strategy to enhance your life back at home.  Learn More 
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    Free Resources:
    Master the Yin Yoga Pose Repertoire: 7 Day Email Course
    Introduction to Pain Care Yoga
    Practice Gallery Workbook - 6 go to sequences with pictorial instructions

    • 33 min
    The Future of Yoga: A Conversation with Nikki Hadjithoma

    The Future of Yoga: A Conversation with Nikki Hadjithoma

    In this episode you will meet Nikki Hajitoma, a renowned Yin Yoga teacher and trainer.  We delve into Nikki's unique approach to yoga, where Western anatomy meets Eastern philosophy, and how this fusion supports psycho-spiritual development. 

    In our conversation, we discuss some misconceptions about Yin Yoga, a practice often misunderstood as 'easy' or 'just for beginners'. On the contrary, Yin Yoga requires mental fortitude and physical resilience, offering immense benefits in terms of emotional strength and mindfulness. We discuss Nikki's experiences teaching Yin Yoga in Hong Kong and Singapore, where Yin is gradually gaining recognition. 

    We'll give you a primer into functional yoga, a practice model that values individuality, one that uses stress as a tool for growth, and a mindful approach to movement. 

    We also tackle the evolution of yoga alignment models, underscoring the importance of comprehending anatomy in yoga and the need for continuous learning. We challenge the traditional 'one-size-fits-all' alignment mindset, advocating for a shift towards functional movement and an understanding of individual biomechanics. Join us for a conversation that will enlighten, inspire, and broaden your perspective on yoga and its untapped potential in our lives.
    Transformational Self CareA Late Winter Wellness Retreat in the Dominican RepublicMarch 3-10, 2023Join me for a 7 day Caribbean wellness retreat. Each day we will focus on a pillar of self care. By the end of the week you will have a group of new friends, some unforgettable memories and a personal self care strategy to enhance your life back at home.  Learn More 
    Let's connect! Follow me on:
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    TicToc
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    Free Resources:
    Master the Yin Yoga Pose Repertoire: 7 Day Email Course
    Introduction to Pain Care Yoga
    Practice Gallery Workbook - 6 go to sequences with pictorial instructions

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A Celebration of the Body: Yin Yoga, Cellular Respiration, and Gratitude

    A Celebration of the Body: Yin Yoga, Cellular Respiration, and Gratitude

    Experience the profound connection between the universe within you and the world around you as we journey through an exquisite exploration of yin yoga, mindfulness, and the incredible power of gratitude. This is a 90-minute yin yoga practice that fosters a profound sense of appreciation for your body. Designed to bring tranquility, connection, and a space exclusively for you, we anchor our attention on the breath and the internal movement of light within the rib cage.

    In this episode we unravel the marvels of cellular respiration, the universe within your cells. With each breath, nourish and support the teeming life within you, The experience of cellular respiration, will profoundly deepen your sense of self and body connectivity. 

    With each pose, take a moment to appreciate the sensations, the echoes of movements and the hard work of your cells. We conclude with a reflective Shavasana, inviting you to contemplate the remarkable journey of evolution, and your place in the universe. This practice is a loving reminder of the miracles within us and our bodies' phenomenal ability to evolve, exist, and flourish. Tune in for this enriching adventure of self-discovery and appreciation.
    Transformational Self CareA Late Winter Wellness Retreat in the Dominican RepublicMarch 3-10, 2023Join me for a 7 day Caribbean wellness retreat. Each day we will focus on a pillar of self care. By the end of the week you will have a group of new friends, some unforgettable memories and a personal self care strategy to enhance your life back at home.  Learn More 
    Let's connect! Follow me on:
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    Free Resources:
    Master the Yin Yoga Pose Repertoire: 7 Day Email Course
    Introduction to Pain Care Yoga
    Practice Gallery Workbook - 6 go to sequences with pictorial instructions

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Somatic Practice: Your Daily Routine for Stiff Upper Back and Neck

    Somatic Practice: Your Daily Routine for Stiff Upper Back and Neck

    Ever felt like you needed some extra TLC for your upper back, neck, and shoulders? You're not alone. Come along as I guide you through an enriching somatic session, inspired by Feldenkrais method.

    This is a sublime practice that will not only bring a peaceful awareness to these often cranky areas, but also provide some valuable somatic learning. Healthy human movement is variable, and the most sophisticated movers have the capacity to move globally. This practice will help you to cultivate both for comfortable movement and posture.

    You will need a blanket and a bolster or pillow.

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    Transformational Self CareA Late Winter Wellness Retreat in the Dominican RepublicMarch 3-10, 2023Join me for a 7 day Caribbean wellness retreat. Each day we will focus on a pillar of self care. By the end of the week you will have a group of new friends, some unforgettable memories and a personal self care strategy to enhance your life back at home.  Learn More 
    Let's connect! Follow me on:
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    Instagram
    TicToc
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    Free Resources:
    Master the Yin Yoga Pose Repertoire: 7 Day Email Course
    Introduction to Pain Care Yoga
    Practice Gallery Workbook - 6 go to sequences with pictorial instructions

    • 40 min
    Yin & Somatic Practice: Calming Pelvic Pain and Tension

    Yin & Somatic Practice: Calming Pelvic Pain and Tension

    Ready to revolutionize your relationship with your pelvic floor? This enlightening episode is like a road map to pelvic health, guiding you through gentle practices and their benefits, understanding the intricacies of your pelvic anatomy, and effective ways you can manage pelvic pain. I'll give you a primer on the the science behind pelvic floor dysfunction and I'll teach you a breathing technique to restore peace and harmony to this area.

    This episode is a treasure trove of insights and practices that can help you cultivate a sense of comfort and safety within your pelvis. So join me, open your mind to new knowledge, and take control of your pelvic health.
    Transformational Self CareA Late Winter Wellness Retreat in the Dominican RepublicMarch 3-10, 2023Join me for a 7 day Caribbean wellness retreat. Each day we will focus on a pillar of self care. By the end of the week you will have a group of new friends, some unforgettable memories and a personal self care strategy to enhance your life back at home.  Learn More 
    Let's connect! Follow me on:
    Facebook
    Instagram
    TicToc
    YouTube

    Free Resources:
    Master the Yin Yoga Pose Repertoire: 7 Day Email Course
    Introduction to Pain Care Yoga
    Practice Gallery Workbook - 6 go to sequences with pictorial instructions

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Yin & Experiential Anatomy: Meet the Traps

    Yin & Experiential Anatomy: Meet the Traps

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    In this practice, we unravel the potential an often overlooked and misunderstood part of our bodies. We'll delve deep into the anatomy and function of the trapezius muscles, introducing you to a range of exercises that help you understand and experience these muscles in a whole new way. Whether you're a seasoned yogi or a curious beginner, we're sure you'll find this exploration fascinating and useful.

    In this experiential anatomy approach, I'll guide you through a series of poses and mobility drills designed to familiarize you with the sensation of your trapezius muscles engaging and releasing. I'll show you how to actively engage both the lower and upper trapezius muscles and teach you some innovative ways to to experience your shoulder blades, spine and neck. 

    All you need is a bolster, a couple of yoga blocks, a blanket, and an open mind.
    Transformational Self CareA Late Winter Wellness Retreat in the Dominican RepublicMarch 3-10, 2023Join me for a 7 day Caribbean wellness retreat. Each day we will focus on a pillar of self care. By the end of the week you will have a group of new friends, some unforgettable memories and a personal self care strategy to enhance your life back at home.  Learn More 
    Let's connect! Follow me on:
    Facebook
    Instagram
    TicToc
    YouTube

    Free Resources:
    Master the Yin Yoga Pose Repertoire: 7 Day Email Course
    Introduction to Pain Care Yoga
    Practice Gallery Workbook - 6 go to sequences with pictorial instructions

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

coriolis86 ,

Ads are now in the middle of practice?

Great movement classes but lately there are ads in random places, disrupting asanas and movements…

katikaberry ,

Wonderful

So wonderful, a cool breeze on a hot day. I’m so grateful to you for putting this out.

Courtenay S. ,

Excellent!

This is exactly what I’ve been looking for. The practice is just what I need, and I love Mandy’s excellent guidance through the poses. She is calm, sure, steady, and pleasant, and I enjoy the trivia she shares sometimes during the pose holds. It’s good for thought and important information for people seeking to better understand the mind-body connection. Thank you for this series! Please keep posting.

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