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

July Astrology Forecast – Expansion, Discipline, Magic

  EXPANSION DISCIPLINE MAGIC This month we have a triad of themes all working together to provide an incredible opportunity for accelerated growth, change and evolution. The themes may seem paradoxical and even contrary to each other but their cooperative … Continue reading

Awakening the Fire Element: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

Chakra colors of lily flower in a column upon ocean in pink and blue background

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 article on water element and your yoga … Continue reading

What are the Beltane Fires?

Flowers in abundance, green grasses, colorful ribbons, dancing as wild beasts, rituals around sacred bonfires, celebration of fertility and sensuality – Beltane.  This ancient Gaelic Holiday marks the beginning of summer. The smoke, ash and flames of the sacred fires … Continue reading