The Power of Yin is the hidden power of Being in its purest sense. Engaging Yin is about tapping in to the receptive current of life in flow, in contrast to the masculine expression of dynamic extension.
The Power of Yin - Engaging Feminine Energy
Engage the Power of Yin through concise, clear wisdom teachings coupled with guided reflection and rejuvenating yoga practice.
Chapter 1 - Source Yin
Journey with us deep into your source energy. Discover the cycles of change that rule your life. Engage your essence to strengthen and support your natural constitution to nourish the true you. Connect with the ancestral power of your lineage, engage the strengths, make conscious the vulnerabilities. Discover how lying down is “the great rejuvenator”.
Chapter 2 - Gathering Yin
Fill your reservoirs. Learn to manage a more consistent energy supply by anchoring into the strength and support of your blood and bones. Discover how to gather and reserve your energy, maintaining full supplies for times of extra need and deed. Practice sensing the potency and profound nourishment of rest and circular breathing.
Chapter 3 - Yin Fluids
Juice up your body, back and spine. Attune to the active current of energy circulating at the core of being. Feel into flow through yielding, opening, allowing and softening.Open to the naturally refreshing feminine power of Yin. Discover ways to lubricate, cleanse and juice your flow through twists, turns and upside downs.
Chapter 4 -Yin presence
Experience the felt sense of your hidden contracted power. Learn to harmonise with others by connecting to your core energy and holding a steady centre. Stand up and presence yourself in life to fully engage the power of now. Lie down, breathe and energise your lung function, a natural way to calm and relax your whole being.
Chapter 5 - Earth Yin
Transform yourself and your relationships by grounding your energy for growth. Explore what’s transitioning in your life as the primary catalyst for your growth and evolution. Discover keys for manifesting the earthly structures needed to anchor your dreams. Root your energy to the earth to settle, soothe, calm and clear the mind.
Chapter 6 - Mother Yin
Explore the power of giving and receiving as an opening to abundance. Engage your inner mother to bring balance to your life. Nurture reciprocal relationships to nourish self and other. Make home a temple and consciously invoke feelings of fulfillment. Live present time forward. Connect to the earth to release the back body and relax the spine.
Chapter 7 - Receptive Yin
Receptive Yin - Open to instinctive knowing and real connections. Partnering the Mystery by tuning in, being yourself. Radiating our true nature we magnetise and attract goodness truth and beauty. Letting Go to universal flow. Open the chest to energise circulation and flow.
The reflections and practices offered with each chapter are to help you integrate the teachings. They are not meant to be used as a replacement for individual health care consultations.
The reflections may not be suitable for people with mental health problems. If you have mental health problems and/or limited life experiences please discuss the reflections with your personal health care consultant.
The practices each have a list of contraindications and if you are unsure about any practice please refrain from practice and consult with a Yoga therapist.
Cameron Tukapua - B Ac, Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Visionary, Leader
From day one of Chinese medical training Cameron has been a passionate explorer of 'life as energy'.
Her lifetime quest has been how to live a grounded spiritual life. Cameron created and was Director of the Christchurch College of Holistic Healing - a New Zealand government registered Acupuncture practitioner training College.
She has written a book called Opening Up, produced a film on Aligning Head and Heart, and for nearly a decade lead spiritual self-identity retreats in rural China.
"I have seen how empowering it is for people to see their place in the Universe and gather some keys to unfolding their destiny. I have witnessed hundreds of people transform their lives by discovering language for their inner lives and practical ways to connect their inner and outer worlds”
Cameron’s vision of You Being You was originally inspired to offer easy access to the uncluttered wisdom of ancient traditions. "Returning to our natural state can be simple when you have a map for the path. YBY courses offer grounded steps and body centred practices for navigating the spiritual path. I believe many people are missing this education which is most needed for this time of powerful social transformation"
For further information: camerontukapua.com
LOUISE CASHIN - Yoga teacher
Louise has a background in corporate business and technology start ups. Since 2002 she has chosen Yoga as not only her daily practice but her work in the world. Louise believes the practice of Yoga teaches us so much more than how to have a healthy body.
Through her continued work on her own practice and working with students all over the world Louise has seen how Yoga can help develop a healthier way of interacting with others and can guide us in developing a healthier relationship with our self and connecting with our true nature. She believes Yoga is a whole way of living and thinking and can aid in finding purpose in life.
A highly qualified and experienced Yoga and Meditation teacher, in 2011 she became a Yoga Alliance registered training school and has been leading Yoga teacher training and providing further training for teachers ever since.
For more information: www.yoga-yoga.co.uk