Celebrating the Winter Solstice: Setting Clear Intentions

Winter Solstice is at 9:11 AM Pacific Time on December 21. Do a ceremony around honoring yourself and your own truth. Your desires should be given top priority. Remember you cannot fix or create intentions for anyone else, but you … Continue reading

Awaken the Light Element: Essential oils and your yoga practice

Light Element

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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

Air Element

See earlier articles – Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice at http://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 http://ancientwaysbotanicals.com/2013/02/awakening-the-water-element-essential-oils-and-your-yoga-practice/ for blog on water element and … Continue reading

Using Essential Oils in Yoga to Balance Your Chakras and Elements

Lotus pose and chakra colors.

“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 … Continue reading