Tag Archives: 5 elements

Light Element

Awaken the Light Element: Essential oils and your yoga practice

The Light Element As we move up the ladder of chakras, into the higher mental and spiritual realms, there are no longer earthly elements associated with these chakras. They are more focused on energy flow.  The sixth or brow chakra is associated with the element light. The Sixth or Brow Chakra (Ajna) The sixth or […]

sculpture of body filled with starlight

Awakening the Ether or Space Element: Essential oils and your yoga practice

…we come into a deep meditation on stillness, absorbed and dissolved in the radiance of the stars and the energy of space. The prana that creates and sustains our physical bodies is charged with such divine emotion that the world of light, from which the body was formed, comes into clear vision and the body […]

Air, Earth, Fire, Water: Check Out Our Pinterest Boards

Take a look at our Pinterest Boards at http://www.pinterest.com/kimstokely/ Boards include pictures of yoga asanas and essential oils that balance the elements and chakras of your body.  Here is the cover for the air, water, and earth elements.  Enjoy!  Kim

Awakening the Air Element: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

See earlier articles – Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice at https://www.ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2012/10/awaken-your-elemental-self-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for introduction to using essential oils in your yoga practice, the Earth Element, and safety guidelines.  See https://www.ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2013/02/awakening-the-water-element-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for blog on water element and your yoga practice.  See https://www.ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2013/05/awakening-the-fire-element-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for blog on the fire element and your yoga practice. The […]

Lotus Pose and Chakra Colors

Using Essential Oils in Yoga to Balance Your Chakras and Elements

“We embody all the elements: earth, air, fire, water, space.  Through this we are the living embodiment of all of existence.”  – Anne Van de Water, Yoga Instructor.   Giselle Mari is one of a growing number of yoga teachers who are beginning to use essential oils as an integral part of their yoga classes. […]

Awakening the Fire Element: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

See earlier articles, Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice at https://www.ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2012/10/awaken-your-elemental-self-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for introduction to using essential oils in your yoga practice, the Earth Element, and safety guidelines.  See https://www.ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2013/02/awakening-the-water-element-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for article on water element and your yoga practice. The Fire Element (Agni) The fire element is that part of nature that transforms […]

It’s the Spring Equinox. Welcome Spring!

Dear Friends, HAPPY SPRING! Our lives move in cycles, much like nature moves from one season to the next. The harvest and seed time of fall leads to the darkness and dormancy of winter which ushers in the emergence and rebirth of spring which opens to the fullness and fruitfulness of summer. “We have our […]

Awakening the Water Element: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

See earlier article, Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice at https://www.ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2012/10/awaken-your-elemental-self-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for introduction to using essential oils in your yoga practice, the Earth Element, and safety guidelines. The Water Element (Apah, Jala) The water element in the body refers to the water that flows through our veins, or the circulatory system in […]

Solstice Update

Wishing you a  sacred Solstice and a Wonderful Holiday Season form all of us at Ancient Ways Botanicals. The following is written by Lena Stevens of www.thepowerpath.com Dear Friends, The Winter Solstice is on Friday, December 21 at 3:11 AM Pacific Time. This is one of the most important time frames in our history. Although […]

Chakra Yoga with Essential Oils

What a wonderful way to spend the morning yesterday.  Keri Johnson, our aromatherapist and yoga instructor, held a chakra balancing yoga workshop in preparation for the solstice. She lead us through 4 asanas for each chakra. She put a drop of essential oil specific to balancing each chakra on our palm before each set of […]