Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques & Yin yoga for the Wood element

A Self Paced Online Practices & Short Course


During the season of spring, the wood energy arises. Wood is associated with movement and a time for new growth and fresh starts. After our period of restoration during the winter months, we now emerge ready with our creative energy to move our ideas forward.

You will be encouraged to allow the messages of the body to be your guide, as you become the explorer, cultivating curiosity and adventure, evoking new growth.

In this online course you'll be guided through all the theoretical key concepts that relate to the wood element, and associated season, the correlating meridians, an embodied yin yoga practice, a meditation practice, acupuncture pressure points, essential oils, recipes and nutrition, self care, lifestyle suggestions and reflections.

Offering you all the essentials to compliment and embrace the element of wood and season of spring.


  • Access and login to the workshop for the wood element online portal.

  • 8 Practice and theoretical key concepts lessons.

  • Learn about the energetics of the wood element, yin and yang aspects, seasonal connectivity, the associated meridians, anatomical relationship with the physical body and our emotions.

  • Learn about the movement of the wood element in the 4 elemental phases, elemental imbalances and reflective considerations for our Yin yoga practice.

  • A full length guided embodied yin yoga practice and 15 minute audio meditation.

  • Acupuncture pressure points you can incorporate easily at home.

  • Nutritional recipes and essential oils for the season of Spring and Wood element.

  • Lifestyle tips and self care suggestions to harmonize with the season.

  • Self Inquiry prompts and reflections.

  • All physical practices and lessons are downloadable and the theoretical resources are all displayed within a beautifully illustrated color booklet.

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Claire holds over 1,500 hours of Yoga Teacher Training & 17 years of teaching experience in a vast range of teaching styles including Hatha, Yin yoga, pregnancy yoga, yoga therapy, Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is an ERYT 500 (experienced) yoga teacher qualified to lead teacher trainings.

Her offerings are holistic and therapeutic finding equal emphasis on strength building of the mind, body & soul, as well as graceful acceptance. Akira means ‘graceful strength ‘.

She encourages an inclusive learning environment that is informative, insightful, and embodies anatomy functionality. Her focus is one of guidance & nurturing, allowing you to develop trust in your own bodies’ inherent wisdom, opening into your true personal experience, enriching your instinctive senses, & returning you to a more balanced nature.

Claire has worked with thousands of students and clients all over the world as both a yoga teacher and therapist. She teaches classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher training related to both the Yin and Yang style of yoga, therapeutic movement, functional anatomy, Chinese Medicine, and Myofascial techniques.

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