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The Yin Yoga Experience

with Yin Yoga Founder Paulie Zink
October 12 - 13, 2019

The following workshops are for all levels and will be largely experiential with some short lectures. Students will engage in Yin Yoga postures of stillness for promoting growth, clearing energetic blockages, and enhancing circulation, Yang Yoga postures for developing core strength and muscle tone, balance, and stamina, and Taoist Flow Yoga. Taoist Flow includes both Yin and Yang yoga. It is more than just a sequence of postures. The process of transition from pose to pose is as much a part of the practice as the postures themselves. The movements incorporate continuous, smooth and circular motion designed to develop fluidity and grace in the body and a relaxed, confident demeanor.

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 12:00-2:30 and 3:00-5:30pm

YIN YOGA: FUN, FLOW AND FLEXIBILITY. In this spontaneous and playful practice we step aside from traditional asana into the realm of postures like the crab, seahorse, and T-Rex which allow the body to gain flexibility and strength while freeing the mind of mechanistic and self-limiting thoughts. Remember how being imaginative just came naturally when you were a child? Remember how exhilarating it was to feel being fully alive in your body, to freely rejoice in all your senses, to laugh and shout, to jump and dance, and to play pretend without any rules? Paulie's liberating approach to yoga shows us how to reawaken our childlike playful spirit. Paulie makes learning fun; and when learning is fun it becomes almost effortless. In this session we will go beyond the rigidly timed and passive postures so commonly taught in Yin classes. We will practice both still and dynamic postures for developing core strength and balance, and the flowing of postures in smooth transitions from pose to pose.

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 12:00-2:30 and 3:00-5:30pm

YIN YOGA: HEAD TO TOE, HEART AND SOUL.Experience the art of Yin yoga with the founder as it is intended to be: a complete practice which includes postures for both upper and lower body, creative movement, and the self-expression of our unique individuality. Let your spirit become one with the rhythm and flow of nature that lives within you and all around you. Yin yoga is an art form not a theoretical science. Paulie's approach to yoga is about following our own personal path. Each of us have our own Tao- a unique way of being imbedded and evolving in the world. Paulie gently guides us in opening to our intuitive hearts and discovering the artist that is inherent within. Paulie shows us how to experience the power of our mind to transcend the boundaries of presumed limitations and to realize our untapped potential. It's about remembering our wholeness by returning to the mysterious source of our being and aligning our heart, our mind, and the energetic field of our entire body with the greater body of mother earth and the spirit of creation from which all springs forth.

The Yin Yoga Experience

The cost of the workshop for the entire weekend


Saturday or Sunday only, each


Class size is limited, please sign up early.

The Workshop is accessible for all levels, including beginners.


Master Paulie Zink received private intensive training for ten years as the sole protégé of Chinese Taoist yoga and kung fu master, Cho Chat Ling.
A three-time international martial arts grand champion, Paulie is renowned for his fluidity, flexibility, and artistry of motion. He teaches with a relaxed and playful demeanor that encourages everyone to feel accepted and comfortable. He brings over 30 years' experience to his teaching.

For Students from out of town we suggest EARLY room reservation.
Chicago gets very busy at certain times.

Chicago Getaway Hostel,, 773-929-5380
Inn at Lincoln Park,, 866-774-7275; 773-348-2810
Days Inn Lincoln Park,,
888-576-3297, 773-525-7010
City Suites Hotel,, 773-404-3400
The Willows Hotel,, 773-528-8400
Old Chicago Inn,, 773-472-2278
AND you can always:

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The Yin Yoga Experience
with Yin Yoga Founder Paulie Zink

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