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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How do you use essential oils in yoga?

  “Oils are so precious.  We need to honor the oils and the plants.  If the world were black and white, essential oils would make it have color.  They awaken our senses.  They bring depth, light and color to the world of scent.”  -Jan Stritzler     Recently, I have been conducting interviews with yoga […]

Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

“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.   Essential oils, used in association with yoga, can awaken our connection to the five elements and help us embody our true nature. By fully connecting to […]