This week, 22/2/2016, we’re focussing on the brow chakra. here is the practice for my weekly students.
After the short relaxation, the stretches and the warm-ups, we will work with Brahmari, the bee-breath. We will sit in thunderbolt, breathe in, and then hum away the out-breath all the way down to the mat. We touch the mat with the brow chakra, Ajna.
Seated, we will then work with forward bends, first of all towards individual legs, and then down the middle. We follow this with a side stretch.
Our challenge pose of this half-term is the dog, Svenasana. We will do a mini-workshop on this pose, staying mindful and focussing on the brow chakra.
We will move into the strong postures, cobra, locust and bow. Then push up and into child, Balasana. Here we will repeat the Bhramari breath routine.
After the cool-downs, we will prepare for meditation. We will use our meditation pose as a triangle. Breathing in we move the energy from the right knee to the brow chakra. Breathing out, we move the energy from the brow chakra to the left knee. Holding the breath out, we move back to the right knee.
For the long relaxation we will continue the focus on the breath. Breathing in, we move the energy from the base of the spine to the brow chakra. Breathing out, we move the energy from the brow chakra to the base of the spine.
OM Shanti Shanti Shanti…