Moon Flower for the Solar Plexus Chakra..it has a beautiful yellow centre.
This is where the ego comes in..the need to keep competing, to keep pushing.
From being very little we have been taught the wrong things, to try hard, to be the best, to be perfect. This creates a feeling of separateness, feeling alone &
never good enough.
We should have been taught to share, support, encourage, help and always "play" together.
And as for the dream of a flat, taut belly. Women shouldn't have a flat belly.
When you feel good, you eat properly, you nourish
yourself with food and more.
You feel comfortable in your own skin, your own body.
There are several detox & cleanse days to try if you wish. * Guided students only.
Be sensible and enjoy "treats" if your not
ready for a detox see Food Therapy
Learn your individual energies first.
you can use food as your medicine.
I will recommend a Herbal Tea for you once you know your dosha * Guided students only
Ayurvedic Workshop * Guided students only
I once went to
a class where the yoga teacher sadly lamented she couldn't practice Sun Salutations anymore.
She used to practice more than a hundred per day! She had to have a hip replacement.
Stop pushing & start relaxing!
in my opinion are practiced too quickly and strongly in most classes. You don't get the chance to breathe properly let alone get into correct alignment before the next strong asana. Why am I mentioning them here? Because they are heating and part of this section.
The solar plexus is your inner sun where warmth is generated through digestion & metabolism. The colour is yellow like the sun, its all simple really. I have adapted and slowed down the sun salutations in my classes to create a feeling of warmth &
But don't forget to rest and digest.
Sun Salutations when practiced with careful alignment and breath focus are beneficial for depression but they should be part of a balanced practice.