Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast

Bernie Clark on How Yin Yoga Works, Why standardized Alignment Cues aren’t accurate, and Antifragility Theory in Yoga Ep. 003

January 03, 2019 Season 1 Episode 3
Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast
Bernie Clark on How Yin Yoga Works, Why standardized Alignment Cues aren’t accurate, and Antifragility Theory in Yoga Ep. 003
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Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast
Bernie Clark on How Yin Yoga Works, Why standardized Alignment Cues aren’t accurate, and Antifragility Theory in Yoga Ep. 003
Jan 03, 2019 Season 1 Episode 3
Cora Geroux - WOKE Yoga

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The definition of yin and yang
  • How yin yoga works on a physical body
  • The theory of exercise and antifragility theory
  • Why the body needs stress to be health
  • Aesthetic vs functional yoga
  • Why you might not need to feel the pose to get the benefits of of your yin practice
  • What’s stopping you from going further in your yoga practice
  • Creep in yin yoga - what is it, how to reap benefits from creep & how to stay safe after creep has occurred
  • Why standardized alignment cues don’t work - and what to do instead
  • Why “hyperextending” your joints might not be as bad as you think

A few things / people  mentioned in this episode:

You can find out more about Bernie on his website



Show Notes

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The definition of yin and yang
  • How yin yoga works on a physical body
  • The theory of exercise and antifragility theory
  • Why the body needs stress to be health
  • Aesthetic vs functional yoga
  • Why you might not need to feel the pose to get the benefits of of your yin practice
  • What’s stopping you from going further in your yoga practice
  • Creep in yin yoga - what is it, how to reap benefits from creep & how to stay safe after creep has occurred
  • Why standardized alignment cues don’t work - and what to do instead
  • Why “hyperextending” your joints might not be as bad as you think

A few things / people  mentioned in this episode:

You can find out more about Bernie on his website



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