Yoga for the 5 Elements: Air

July 9, 2013    BY Shari Friedrichsen

The fourth element, air, is concentrated at the area of the chest and heart. This gentle and stimulating yoga practice begins with gentle arm movements and chest openers to bring more awareness and breath to the tissues of the chest, lungs, and heart. Use your awareness of the nourishing and cleansing nature of the inhalation and exhalation to help you get in touch with the flow of prana and the air element concentrated in the chest. End the practice in supported bridge pose.

Yoga Mats Courtesy of Jade Yoga

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Shari Friedrichsen
Teaching yoga for more than 38 years, Shari Friedrichsen, a key facilitator of the Himalayan Institute teacher certification program and a member of the 500-hour teacher training faculty at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, Washington, teaches classes, seminars and trainings worldwide. She has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy in the US and India with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Sri Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar.

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