Working with Habits at the Third Chakra

November 21, 2013    BY Sandra Anderson

If you want to transform the energies of the first chakra, work at the third chakra—the navel center. The instincts associated with the first chakra (root center) are so powerful and unconscious that we have little success in working with them unless we can access the understanding, vitality, and desire needed to transform them. We tap into these qualities by focusing on the navel center, our pranic hub. It is easier to access, and it gives us the strength and enthusiasm needed to tackle the first-chakra currents that tend to toss us around.

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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>>