Happy New Year! In this Holiday Special New Year Live intermediate Yin Yoga class we will be doing a liver meridian detox. In our culture the new year is a time of new beginnings. To support us at this time of year it is important that our liver is functioning well. As we employ the yin yoga poses to cleanse liver energy it will also allow us to cleanse our emotions, clear out old stagnant energy and see more clearly so that we can move forward in life with renewed passion and purpose
The liver is the largest internal organ in the body and is responsible for detoxification. The liver is commonly understood to be taxed when overfed toxic substances such as sugar, fats and alcohol. However, the liver organ is over-taxed when we over-do it generally speaking. This means taking on more than we can handle, physically, emotionally, mentally and energetically. If that doesn't sound like the holiday season, I don't know what does!
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