Picking up on Progression

“The success of yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” -T.V.K. Desikachar More than anything, yoga has given me the opportunity to witness both a physical and psychological transformation within myself over time. I found myself taking […]

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The Beauty in Chaos

“The thing about chaos, is that while it disturbs us, it too, forces our hearts to roar  in a way we secretly find magnificent” ^^ Taught my very first class!!! Yesterday I was reflecting on a journal post written almost exactly one year ago and today I have decided to apply it back to my […]

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I See You With My Third Eye

Agya Chakra   Agya = Knowledge, Command At the point between the spine and the brain lies the bridge to divine consciousness, the Agya chakra. In order to distinguish clearly between truth and untruth we must have a pure consciousness which is not clouded by perception. This allows us to see clearly and allows ignorance […]

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A New Meaning to Swallowing Your Pride

Vishuddi Chakra   Visha = Impurity , Shuddi = Purification At the center of physical and spiritual purification is the Vishuddi chakra, located in the throat. Mental impurities and toxic substances which enter the body through the food we eat and the air we breathe are detoxified by this chakra. Pranayama has a strong influence […]

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Infinite Love

Anahata Chakra   Anahata = Unlimited, Infinite The heart chakra, Anahata, is the seat of balance and love within the body. It’s green color is representative of the radiation of fire from the Manipura chakra. A multitude of pleasant experiences and emotions gather here. The overlapping triangles pictured in the center yantra represent Shiva (masculine) […]

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That Gut Feeling

Manipura Chakra   Mani = pearl, jewel , Pura = city, place In the middle of the abdomen resting behind the naval (in the solar plexus region) is the Manipura chakra, home of wisdom and clarity. It extends to purify negative qualities in surrounding chakras, for example turning passion into selfless love in the Svadhishthana […]

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