5 Poses That Introduce Traditional Chinese Medicine to Your Practice

By Jeremy Falk & Aris Seaberg for Yoga Journal.

Live Be Yoga ambassadors Jeremy Falk and Aris Seaberg are on a road trip across the country to share real talk with master teachers, explore innovative classes, and so much more—all to illuminate what’s in store for the future of yoga. Follow the tour and get the latest stories @livebeyoga on Instagram and Facebook.

What happens when you blend two powerful traditions of healing? As a yoga teacher trainer, a licensed acupuncturist, and the founder of Yoga Medicine®Tiffany Cruikshank is known for integrating aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the practices she teaches. While in Seattle, Aris and Jeremy joined Tiffany and her Yoga Medicine trainees at Bala Yoga for a brief primer on how to bring TCM’s five elements—Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water—onto the mat with five creative poses.

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Yoga Medicine is a thorough, anatomically based training system that trains teachers across the globe to work more powerfully with their students. Yoga Medicine is a community of teachers who are trained to understand the function & dysfunction of the human body in order to work more effectively with healthcare practitioners. Yoga Medicine loves to post articles based on yoga teacher's experiences, yoga-related research, the relationship between yoga and healthcare, and much more. We welcome guest submissions as well - please contact Jenna@YogaMedicine.com to discuss further details.

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Yoga Medicine is a thorough, anatomically based training system that trains teachers across the globe to work more powerfully with their students. Yoga Medicine is a community of teachers who are trained to understand the function & dysfunction of the human body in order to work more effectively with healthcare practitioners. Yoga Medicine loves to post articles based on yoga teacher's experiences, yoga-related research, the relationship between yoga and healthcare, and much more. We welcome guest submissions as well - please contact Jenna@YogaMedicine.com to discuss further details.

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"Just shifting your ability to approach your yoga practice as a form of medicine can be really powerful." Tiffany Cruikshank