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Yin Yoga 101: How Yin Yoga Helped Josh Summers Find Balance and Ease

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Want to learn a style of yoga that’s focused on bringing balance—physically, energetically, and mentally? Join Josh Summers, founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga, for our new online course Yin Yoga 101—a six-week journey through the foundations and principles of Yin Yoga, along with asana practice and meditation. Sign up today!

Josh Summers was a dedicated Iyengar yoga student for years, but after attending several extended retreats, he realized his usual practice was triggering tremendous pain in his body and agitation in his mind. Originally skeptical of Yin Yoga, Summers gave it another chance. Here, he describes how his body opened up, why he could sit in meditation longer, and how it helped him find calm.