Simmer Down

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Course Overview

Embrace the cooling and calming nature of yin yoga during the hot summer months with Simmer Down: Yin Yoga for Summer! Guided by Corina Benner, Ellen Mosko, and Nico Luce, this 10-class program includes nourishing practices that promote relaxation and rejuvenation, with a focus on deep stretches and mindful breathing to enhance your flexibility and inner peace.

Certificate of completion

3 CEU’s Upon Completion

Self Paced Learning

Course Outline

4.2hrs to complete

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Section 1
  • Soften and release physical tension this summer with a refreshing sequence of heart bench, dragonfly, and sleeping swan pose, concluding in savasana. These poses are perfect for cooling down and relaxing your body in the summer heat. Explore the soothing sensations and let your breath anchor you in the present, helping you stay cool, calm, and collected. Props: 2 blocks, blanket
  • Feeling agitated in the summer heat? Let go of emotional tension with this cooling hip- and heart-opening practice to to help you notice where you're gripping, come back to your breath, and cool down.
  • Yin yoga is the perfect practice to remedy the intensity of the summer, allowing you to slow down, embrace stillness and linger there for a while. In this session with Nico Luce, you'll enjoy longer, soothing holds of several postures to flush out tension in the hips and release the lower back. Props: block, blanket (optional)
  • Feel more like yourself this summer with this refreshing class, perfect for releasing held tension and replenishing your inner stores of vitality. Unwind with hip and heart openers before concluding with a balancing nadi shodana (alternate nostril breathing) practice.
  • This calming practice is especially useful for hot days when you're feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or simply tired. Begin with a mellow, seated meditation to settle in and offer yourself compassion. Then, open your hips, low back, and hamstrings with shoelace and dragonfly poses. Conclude with a centering pranayama to leave you feeling peaceful and refreshed.
  • Find ease and peace in this evening yin practice, perfect for winding down after a long day. You'll use sustained holds and gentle breathing to enter into a calm, sleep-ready state, helping you beat the heat and rest well.
  • This yin yoga sequence is crafted to release tension in your quads and hips while cultivating a deep sense of gratitude. Wind down effortlessly with two simple poses and a soothing savasana. Props: blocks, blanket
  • Relax and let go with this feel good supine practice, featuring four tension-relieving, hip-opening poses that will leave you feeling supple and deeply relaxed. Props: none
  • A soothing summer yin practice centered on backbends to foster openness and embrace the present moment. Experience extended holds to create spaciousness in the front of your body. Props: block
  • Embrace the summer vibes of sweetness, softness, and openness with this nurturing practice. Take deep breaths and melt into the present moment. Flow through shoelace pose, supported bridge variations, and a gentle supine twist, culminating in a blissful savasana. Props: blocks, blanket

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, you can include this course in your Yoga Alliance training hours, with each hour equivalent to one continuing education credit.
This course is entirely self- paced, allowing you to learn at your convenience.There are no imposed deadlines or time constraints for Course completion.
No prerequisites are required; this course is open to anyone interested in deepening their knowledge and practice.
No, the course is accessible to all individuals interested in enriching their understanding and practice of yoga.Yoga teaching certification is not a prerequisite.

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