Heart Chakra (Anahata)

The Anahata (heart) Chakra is actually not represented by our biological heart but is situated in the spinal column behind of the inner wall at the center of the chest. Its element is Air and its function is balance, openness, giving/receiving, breath and sense of...

Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura)

The sacred truth of this Chakra is to honour oneself by forming a ‘self’ separate from our inherited identity, helping us mature and improve our self-understanding. Located in the space between our navel to the solar plexus (core) its element is fire and its function...

Yoga in Ecuador

I had the great pleasure of visiting South America for the first time recently. To show my appreciation to all for your patience and loyalty while I trekked off to another continent for a couple of weeks to celebrate my 50th trip around the sun, I wanted to share with...

Belly Chakra (Swadhisthana)

This Chakra is concerned with sexual impulses, sensuality, sensory pleasure, survival of the species and our desire to merge with others. Located in the lower abdomen and genitals, its element is water and its function is sexuality, procreation, change, movement and...

Root Chakra

The Muladhara is home to the first chakra. From a physical perspective, it is the first building block of our entire system, and the base foundation on which all the other chakras unfold. When this chakra is strengthened through our ‘root’, it is solid, deep, healthy,...