AcuYin Urban Retreat
This is a unique 1/2 day Urban Retreat, collaborating with the beautiful Yin Yoga Goddess, Aimee Barnes.
Here’s a little breakdown of what happens on the day:
Welcome + AcuYin | You will be initially welcomed into this urban healing space with herbal teas and delectable nibbles. Following which, you’ll be guided to your yoga mat to indulge in 2 hours of Acupressure alongside Yin Yoga and meridian massage to help calm, ground and re-balance.
** Yin Yoga by the beautiful Aimee Barnes, Acupuncture/Acupressure by me! **
The Autumn Equinox marks the shift towards Yin as our Qi moves deep within to rest, repair and slumber through winter. It’s a time of conservation and internal reflection. A time of letting go and of shedding our leaves as our energy retreats to our roots.
Throughout your treatment, we will be working on your Lung and Large Intestine Channels in the body, the channels associated with the Metal Element in Chinese Medicine, to help facilitate a smooth flow into Autumn. Large Intestine +
Letting Go |The Large Intestine has the function of eliminating what is unnecessary or toxic from our bodies. But we are more than just physical bodies. Think of the daily onslaught of “garbage” directed at our minds and our spirit. We need to eliminate mental and spiritual rubbish so that we are able to experience the pure and the beautiful that also surround us.
The Lungs + Inspiration | There is more to this season than “letting go” – it is also a time to take in the pure. The air in autumn takes on a new crispness. Think of waking up on a brisk fall day and filling your lungs with that clean, cool autumn air.
The Lung, the other organ contained within the Metal element, enables us to take in the pure, the new. It grants us the inspiration of a breath of fresh air. In classical Chinese medicine, the Lung is described as “the receiver of the pure Qi from the Heavens.”
Acupuncture (Optional) | Auricular acupuncture will also be offered as an option during your final resting pose to compliment your Autumnal AcuYin treatment.
The Vegan Feast | All of this is followed up by a nourishing, 2 course vegan feast lovingly created by the head chef at Ambulo. More details to be announced soon.
Cheeky Treats | Guests will also receive a goodie bag of health and beauty, self-care treats to help you maintain the positive benefits of the day.