In the Yin practice we slow down, root down and open the deeper tissues of the body that are often bypassed in more active forms of practice. The opening of these tissues releases a physical sensation that is just as intense, but very different from “muscle burn”. Energetic sensation in the form of emotion, memory and insight is also released. As a practice yin is sensual, yet cathartic. It cultivates calm abidance and stamina in the form of stillness.