Archive for June, 2010

Second Chakra: Swadhisthana, Dwelling place of Self

Published on June 28, 2010

The key word for this chakra is relationship. Relationship refers to all that we relate to: ourselves, others, how we live day to day, the physical aspects of our living. Our tribal training guides us into roles that we may be unconsciously following often deflecting our own needs for those of others. It is said […]

First Chakra Healing; Tribe/dysfunctional family, illness

Published on June 17, 2010

Relating the chakras to our emotional and physical health can help us to clarify how this theory can be relevant. Christiane Northrup, MD in her book Woman’s Bodies, Woman’s Wisdoms takes chakra theory to an easily applicable level. This book has been written to address women, but chakras are a human energy system. I will […]

Second Monday in June Yoga!

Published on June 12, 2010

See you Monday nite, June 14 at the UU Church of Fresno (2672 E. Alluvial, Clovis) from 6:30-8:00pm. We’ll focus our practice on asanas for the first chakra. Read posts below for more on the Muladhara chakra.

More on Muladhara Chakra

Published on June 8, 2010

When I first heard about the chakra theory, my rational/scientific brain rebelled. The whole concept felt a little too “out there” for me, so I chose to ignore it. But then I got to thinking about other theories that I have accepted and realized that this one deserved a second look. My yoga teacher training […]

We’re on for Monday nite!

Published on June 3, 2010

I hope that our one week break from yoga doesn’t deter your desire to come to the Monday nite class! We’ll be at the UU Church of Fresno ( 2672 E. Alluvial in Clovis) from 6:30-8pm. This is the first Monday so our practice will be Yin yoga. Search this blog for information of Yin […]

Integrating chakra theory into practice

Published on June 1, 2010

Welcome to Summer, 2010! For the next several weeks, the blog will be focused on learning about chakra theory. Some of you may wish to bring this focus to your asana and mediation practices. Both Hindu and Buddhist traditions will offer you information on the chakras. If you consider acupuncture, you will find the energy […]