Yin Yoga & Earth Element – Ground & Belong – RECORDING


Yin Yoga & Earth Element of Chinese Medicine

Online Weekend Workshop 
with Marcela Mota & Tobias Tang

During this weekend workshop you will learn about the 5 Elements of Nature, according to Chinese Medicine, diving deeper into the Earth Element, associated with the Later Summer season. We will look at its main characteristics, related organs, energy pathways, yoga poses, acupressure points and associated emotions.

You will also learn how to apply this knowledge into your Yin Yoga practice, ​exploring the poses that support this Element, so that you can tap into your own healing powers and bring balance to body, mind and self.​ We will break down the Earth asanas, ​how to perform them safely, ​their modifications and the use of props.

Late summer/Harvest is the time associated with the Earth Element, when the world is in an equilibrium of yin & yang energies. It invites us to cherish the Earth and welcome steadiness, balance, abundance and groundedness. This balanced energy reaches out into the world through expression of stability, connection and nourishment of the physical body. So come join us on this online weekend workshop and explore how to be in balance and centred within yourself and in your relations.



Target audience

This program is designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, who are genuinely interested in deepening their personal practice and improving their health and wellbeing through Nature’s wisdom. This program is also designed for yoga teachers, that wish to learn the Elemental approach of Chinese Medicine applied to the Yin Yoga practice. 


*All times are in Central European Time 


Sept 25th – Saturday

11:00 – 13:00: Yin Yoga Practice 

13:00 – 13:10: Break

13:10 – 13:45: Introductions 

13:45 – 14:15: Break

14:15 – 16:15: Lecture on Earth Element

16:15 – 17:30: Yin Yoga Practice 


Sept 26th – Sunday

11:00 – 12:30: Yin Yoga Practice 

12:30 – 12:45: Break

12:45 – 14:15: Asana Clinic

14:15 – 14:30: Q&A and Closing

What will you need

  • Good internet and Zoom App
  • Yoga Mat
  • 1 tennis ball or similar
  • We will use props during the practices, such as: cushions, bolsters, and blocks. You can use things you have at home: big bath towels rolled up together for bolsters, stack of books for blocks and a few pillows/cushions from your couch/bed. 
  • Notebook and pen if you wish to take notes


This course counts for 10 hours towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Program for 200/300/500 hours Registered Yoga Teachers. (Only for those that participate LIVE on the workshop).

The Teachers

Marcela Mota

Yoga Teacher Trainer

Will be guiding the Yin Yoga practices and Asana Clinic

Read More about Marcela

Tobias Tang

Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Will be leading classes on Chinese Medicine and Earth Element

Read More about Tobias

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