Yin Yoga is a slow-paced approach practice where poses are held for a longer period of time in a relaxed manner, up to 5 minutes or more.  There are around 20 classical poses in the Yin Yoga repertoire which might appear easy at first glance, the challenge remains in keeping stationary while cultivating stillness. 

Physically Yin Yoga targets bones, joints and connective tissues.  Energetically Yin Yoga targets modern theory of the meridians, the long holds in Yin restore suptle harmony by targeting the channels that run through the connective tissues.