You Can Heal Yourself

It’s not yoga that heals you. It’s not essential oils that heal you. It’s not medicine or any other thing. It’s the experiences that heals. It’s not the mind that takes a drug and then it’s healed, it’s healed from exposure to new perspectives. As we choose these new, healthy, more balanced things in ourContinue reading “You Can Heal Yourself”

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Sacral Chakra: Swadistana

Swadistana translates to “one’s own dwelling place.” This energy center is the storehouse of samskaras, which are the past mental impressions stored in the form of archetypes–the stories we habitually tell ourselves. The quality of this energy is Feminine, needs to be gentle, receptive, non-forceful. Sensitivity and surrender are key. Water flows, moves, and changes,Continue reading “Sacral Chakra: Swadistana”

I Am Worthy

When you start believing this, your world will change. Many of us have high aspirations in life. We want to go places, try new things, go for our dreams. Many people have these dreams for their life– the experiences their soul longs for. Still, these dreams remain on the shelf, many times to be thoughtContinue reading “I Am Worthy”

Emotional Healing Through Yoga

On the last day of my yoga teacher training, we gave our final presentations. In the first half, we presented a yoga sequence. For the second half, we talked about our experiences through the teacher training. I was the last one to present– I was so anxious about presenting, everyone before me had gone andContinue reading “Emotional Healing Through Yoga”

Pranayama

When did you last take a nice, full breath? One of the fastest ways to shift your energy state is by using the breath. Breathing more fully, deeply, and consciously brings much benefit into our lives. The word pranayama alludes to breathwork– breathing using certain patterns and techniques to help the prana to flow throughContinue reading “Pranayama”

Exploring the Chakras

The chakras are known as energy “spirals” or “disks”. These energy centers interact with the physical body and they work to feed positive energy and dispose of unwanted energy. The Chakra vitality contributes to the prevention of illnesses, and reflects the overall wellness of the individual. Chakras and Consciousness The energy of the seven mainContinue reading “Exploring the Chakras”

Moving with the Breath

I still see myself as a beginner at some things when it comes to my yoga practice.   I started to practice yoga a little differently than I usually do this week. It’s been just over a year since I have completed my teacher training. During my regular personal yoga practice, I’ve discovered that myContinue reading “Moving with the Breath”