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Friday Night - 6.00-7.30pm Yin Yoga @RT

A luxurious class to close out your week - Just over an hour of Yin yoga followed by a sound bath

  • 1 h 30 min
  • 25 US dollars
  • Road Town

Service Description

This class will now run every Friday night unless April is away. If April is away the class will not show up as available to book online. Please join our WhatsApp group using this link for updates: April hosts this weekly class at our studio in Road Town. We do just over an hour of restorative/yin poses and then follow it with a deeply relaxing sound bath using crystal sound bowls tuned at 432hz. About the sound bath: There is a growing body of research that sound therapy using singing bowls can benefit some mental and physical conditions. For instance, a study published in the Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine in 2016 found that an hour of sound therapy reduced tension, anger, fatigue, and depressed mood in participants. The vibrations from the bowls interrupt thought waves inducing deep relaxation. About Yin Yoga: Yin yoga is often described as a "quiet practice". Poses are held for at least 5 minutes and most all poses are either seated or reclining. Often props such as bolsters, blocks, straps and blankets are used to support the body in poses as needed. I always offer variations and alternatives. In the poses, it is the job of the student to find ease, as best they can, to reduce striving and be as present as possible with the shifting sensations that are occurring in body as they stay in the shape. For many of us, this is mentally challenging. There is a tendency that we all have for wanting things to be different to how they actually are. We want to go deeper, to do better, to compare, to compete. In Yin Yoga we aim to let these tendencies subside and try to bring our body and mind into the awareness of each present moment. This helps to calm the mind, reducing stress and mental fatigue. April has been practicing Yin Yoga since 2003 and teaching it since 2005 - she has a Yin Yoga advanced teaching certification from Norman Blair with whom she studied in London between the years 2003 and 2017. If you wish to read more about Yin Yoga I highly recommend Norman's book:

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Please note booking closes 6 hours prior to the start of each class/event for drop-ins. GROUP CLASSES Sometimes we cancel: We require a minimum of 4 students to book in order to run a group class. If less than students book we will let you know that the class has been cancelled via email and/or through our WhatsApp group (drop April a message (284) 499-1702 and she can add you to the group). If we have to cancel a class due to bad weather or other "natural cause" then you will receive a class credit. ​Sometimes you cancel: We understand "stuff" comes up. If you need to cancel please give us at least 6 hours notice to receive a full refund or class credit. If you give less than 6 hours notice then 50% of the price will be charged. If you give less than 1 hour notice or book and don't show up then the full amount will be charged. ​1-2-1 SESSIONS/RETREATS/SPECIAL EVENTS/BESPOKE SESSIONS For 1-2-1 sessions, retreats and special events we operate a 24 hour cancellation policy. If less than 24 hours notice is given then we will charge you the full amount of the agreed price for that session.

Contact Details

  • Tortola Judo and Self Defense, Road Town, British Virgin Islands

    +1 02844991702

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