Anahata Chakra: In Practice

November 13, 2013    BY Sandra Anderson

One of the best ways to engage at anahata chakra (the heart center) is through working with the arms and hands. Sandy demonstrates the use of anjali mudra—pressing the palms of the hands together in front or in back of the heart—in three postures: tree pose, a forward fold, and a seated posture. She emphasizes the alignment of the arms as well as creating an open, stable connection between the heart and the head, neck, and shoulders.

Sandra Anderson
For over 20 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga theory and practice with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice. With a background in the natural sciences and interest in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the... Read more>>