Feeling connected? The seventh and final chakra on our journey is sahasrara or the crown chakra. Sahasrara means thousand and refers to
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Are you seeing what needs to be seen? The sixth chakra is ajna or the third eye chakra. Ajna means both to perceive and to command. To perceive implying the ability to recognize patterns in our lives and to command meaning the ability to hold visions of the future in our minds for the purpose […]
Are you saying what needs to be said? We’ve reached the fifth chakra, vishuddha! Vishuddha means ‘purification’ denoting the purifying effect of releasing sound from the body; a gasp, a sigh, a scream or simply saying that which needs to be said. The fifth chakra on our journey, vishuddha is a blue wheel of energy […]
Is love and compassion central to your yoga practice? We’ve reached the fourth chakra, anahata! Anahata means ‘unstruck’.
Are you in touch with your personal power? We’ve reached the third chakra, manipura! Manipura means ‘house of the lustrous gem’
Is there enough pleasure in your life? Continuing our journey through the chakras we come to svadisthana, the second chakra on our journey. Svadisthana means ‘one’s own place’. Where the first chakra is focussed on survival, the second turns to pleasure. Focus – Movement and connection. Pleasure, emotions, sexuality, desire, need and sensation. Balancing exercises […]
Are you feeling grounded? This week we begin a journey through the chakras, the energy intersections in our bodies.