WITH Anna Gieselman 6 to 7:15 p.m. MondaysA WORKSHOP SERIES TO LEARN + BALANCE YOUR BODY'S CHAKRAS In this all level series we will learn about the tantric system of the chakras and explore the effect that a balanced energetic flow has on the physical, emotional and, spiritual body. Each class in this 7 week series will focus on one of the 7 main chakras starting from the bottom up.
Through the series we will explore how to bring each chakra into balance through asana, pranayama and meditation. This series will provide you with unique approach to sequencing your yoga practice while exploring a more multidimensional self-understanding. It is recommended that students commit to the full series but classes can be taken individually.
January 14th - Muladhara ChakraThe root chakra is associated to the earth element and relates to personal and emotional flexibility, security and resilience. In this class we will focus on bringing a sense of grounding into our life on and off the mat.
January 21st - Svadhisthana ChakraThe sacral chakra associated with the water element reflects the shifting tides of attraction and repulsion. This class will explore our relationship to creativity, desire and finding contentment through fluidity.
January 28th - Manipura ChakraRepresented by the fire element this chakra governs how we manifest ourselves in the world. In this class we will work to identify imbalances in our approach to fear, personal power and motivation. With a balanced manipura one's inner fire glows in the world.
February 4th - Anahata Chakra (rescheduled for March 4th)The heart chakra is associated with the air element and symbolizes awareness and manifestation of love. Issues surrounding this chakra relate to our emotional body, the ability to feel compassion for the self and others as well as more physical associations with circulation and the immune system.
February 11th - Vishuddha ChakraThe throat chakra is associated with the element of ether and space. When this chakra is balanced we find communication and creative expression easier.
February 18th - Ajna ChakraThe third eye chakra is associated with intuition and mental clarity. In this class we will awaken the mind's eye to self awareness and learn to hear and trust our own innate wisdom.
February 25th - Sahasrara ChakraThe crown chakra symbolizes the full manifestation of enlightened awareness and is beyond the elements. This class we will build upon the previous 6 weeks of Attunement to investigate our connection to the universe, each other and approaching life with a quality of openness and equanimity.