YIN Yoga Classes

About Yin Yoga with D-F Studio in Brookvale

At D-F Studio, located in the heart of Brookvale, we often describe Yin Yoga as everyone’s best friend. This practice is a sanctuary of rest and renewal, offering numerous benefits for both body and mind. In our classes, you’ll experience a profound sense of calm and rejuvenation, making it an ideal practice for those looking to unwind from the stresses of daily life.

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Yin yoga classes in Brookvale

Nestled amongst the inspiring Northern Beaches of Sydney, our Yin yoga sessions focus on enhancing tissue resiliency and improving joint mobility. This gentle yet profound practice is particularly beneficial for those seeking to maintain or improve flexibility, and for anyone looking to nurture their body’s natural range of motion.

Experience deep relaxation and stress reduction

During our 60-minute sessions, you will find yourself in stationary poses held for 3 to 7 minutes. This duration allows you to deeply tap into your parasympathetic nervous system, promoting balance and ease within your whole body. Yin yoga is an excellent way to reduce stress and achieve a state of deep relaxation.

Join our Yin Yoga classes in Brookvale

If you’re looking for a way to ease tension, enhance flexibility, and immerse yourself in a meditative practice, join us at D-F Studio for our Yin yoga sessions. Our studio in Brookvale provides a serene environment where you can embark on your journey of self-care and tranquility. Embrace the many benefits of Yin and discover how this practice can be a crucial part of your wellness routine.

What are the benefits of Yin Yoga at D-F Studio?

Explore deep physical and mental access with Yin yoga

Yin yoga, offered at D-F Studio, nestled amongst the inspiring Northern Beaches of Sydney in the heart of Brookvale, provides a unique opportunity for deeper access to both the body and mind. This practice stands out for its ability to work intensively yet gently on the body’s connective tissues. Through each pose in this practice, we focus on positively manipulating these tissues, which are crucial for overall physical health and flexibility.

Slow and steady: the key to enhancing connective tissues

The essence of Yin yoga lies in its approach to handling connective tissues. These tissues respond optimally to a slow, steady load. Our classes in Brookvale are designed to apply this gentle yet effective pressure, aiming to make the body a little longer and stronger. This gradual and careful approach helps in improving flexibility and resilience.

Yin yoga for energy balance and tension release

Yin yoga is particularly beneficial if you’re experiencing an imbalance in your energy levels. Whether you’re feeling extremely tired or overly energetic and overstimulated, Yin yoga at D-F Studio can be an excellent practice to cultivate balance. It allows you to release both physical and mental tension, leading to a state of well-being and tranquility.

Is Yin Yoga good for beginners?

Yin yoga: a universal class for everyone

At our yoga studio in Brookvale, we firmly believe that Yin is a practice from which absolutely everyone can benefit. This class is not just a yoga session; it’s a holistic experience that caters to people of all ages and fitness levels. If you’re looking for a yoga style that is inclusive and universally beneficial, this class at our studio is the perfect choice.

One of the primary focuses of our sessions is working directly with the nervous system. This approach makes Yin an excellent practice for those looking to reduce stress or anxiety. The gentle, meditative nature of Yin yoga helps in calming the mind, easing tension, and promoting a sense of deep relaxation.

Yin yoga is one of the most popular classes in our Brookvale studio, especially for those with stiff bodies. It’s a practice that transcends age groups, offering benefits to both the young and the elderly. We always encourage everyone, regardless of their yoga experience or physical condition, to give it a try.

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What to expect from a Yin Yoga class with D-F Studio in Brookvale?

When you arrive for a Yin yoga class at D-F Studio in Brookvale, prepare to enter a space designed for unwinding and relaxation. As you collect the necessary props provided by our studio, you can set up your space in anticipation of a restorative and meditative experience. Our 60-minute Yin class is not just a yoga session; it’s an opportunity to deepen your meditation practice in a serene and calm environment.

Candlelight evenings for deep relaxation

In the evenings, our Yin yoga classes transform into a haven of tranquility. We keep the lights dimmed and practice by candlelight, creating an ambiance that is conducive to deep relaxation. This setting is perfect for preparing your body and mind for restful sleep, making our evening Yin classes an ideal pre-bedtime activity.

Daytime classes with added comfort

During our daytime Yin sessions, we offer additional comforts like optional silk eye pillows. These pillows enhance your experience, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the calming atmosphere. Whether you join us during the day or evening, our Yin classes are designed to cater to your needs for relaxation and introspection.

Heated Yin Yoga classes now available at D-F Studio

Experience the warmth and benefits of heated yoga

Step into the warmth and discover a new dimension of your yoga practice at D-F Studio in Brookvale. Our yoga classes are now available with a warm and comforting twist. We offer two types of heated yoga sessions to suit your preference: Warm Yin yoga Classes at a cozy 24 – 26 °C and Heated Classes at a more intense 28 °C. These temperatures are perfect for enhancing your yoga experience, especially during the colder winter months.

Discover the numerous health benefits of heated yoga

Heated yoga sessions at our Brookvale studio offer a multitude of health benefits. The warmth helps improve circulation, which is vital for overall health and well-being. Additionally, the heat aids in the elimination of toxins from the body, supporting detoxification processes. Moreover, our heated yoga classes are an excellent way to reduce stress, providing a calming and rejuvenating environment for both mind and body.

Which instructors teach Yin?

Meet our expert Yin Yoga instructors

At our yoga studio, we pride ourselves on having a team of highly skilled and passionate instructors for our Yin yoga classes. Each teacher brings their unique style and expertise to ensure a deeply nurturing and effective yoga experience. Our sessions are led by the following experienced instructors:


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Eliza Hayward

Eliza’s journey of self-discovery and personal growth began as a curious teenage student where accessing yoga and meditation was part of her ritual.

Her classes are deeply rooted in accessing the physical and energetic systems of the body to awaken the intelligence within.  For Eliza following the yogic path is a joyous journey which has brightened her desire to create her own studio.

Eliza finds that yoga is a wonderful vehicle to gather community and share expression and celebrate this life changing practice with those who also seek and are curious about enhancing their lives. 

 Eliza is an influential yoga and meditation teacher, empowerment coach and retreat host. She is renowned for her passion and joy while honouring the practices of yoga which overflows into the community.

She exudes warmth and loves connecting with her fellow students. Eliza’s classes hold space to integrate all parts of yourself together.

Julia Goeller

Julia’s Yoga journey began 10 years ago, and since then she has passionately studied the depths of Yoga philosophy and practice. She is trained in various styles including Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin, and with her background in Ayurveda she brings a diverse range of influences to her teaching, creating classes that are educative, purposeful, nourishing, and deeply grounding. 

Her approach reaches far beyond the Asanas and honours the very traditional essence of Yoga, emphasizing the importance of cultivating awareness of the mind, body, and emotions, as well as encouraging kindness and self-compassion on and off the mat. In Julia’s classes you can expect a harmonious blend of breathwork, meditation, and mindful movement, designed to create a sense of connection with yourself. 

Julia firmly believes that true well-being and lasting happiness stem from a profound understanding of ones individuality and is committed to helping you navigate your practice according to your own needs.

Her mission is to create a safe space where you can connect with your body and mind to help you understand yourself better and learn what works for you (and only you!) and what doesn’t. 

Whether you are a seasoned yogi or stepping onto the mat for the first time, Julia is excited to meet you exactly where you are in your unique journey!

Sherrie Laryse

Sherrie Laryse is a teacher and mentor with a background of 10+ years studying and working in human behaviour, neuro linguistics, grief, trauma, psychosomatics, mental illness, yoga and mindfulness.

In consulting with clients, as well as applying everything she’s learned along the way to her own life, Sherrie has positioned herself a leading teacher on how to process our experiences – our external environment – in order to control our emotions, our health and our state of being -our internal environment.