Monthly archive for April 2012

Week Four: The Heart Cakra

  Location:  Heart and chest Colour: Green Element: Air Function: Love Inner State: Compassion, love Body Parts: Lungs, heart, pericardium, arms, hands Malfunction: Asthma, high blood pressure, heart disease, lung disease (Wheels of Life)   In sanskrit, this cakra is called anahata and means unstruck. It is the

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Week Three: The Solar Plexus Cakra

    Location: The solar plexus cakra is located deep in the upper abdomen from the navel to the solar plexus Colour: Yellow Element: Fire Function: Will, power, assertiveness Inner State: Laughter, joy, anger Body Parts: Digestive system, muscles Malfunction: Ulcers, diabetes, hypoglycemia, digestive disorders (Wheels of

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What can our food cravings teach us?

What can our food cravings teach us?

Like so many of the unconscious patterns in our lives, our food cravings, when brought to consciousness, can offer us insights into our current experience of reality. I’ve come to believe that foods have qualities that hold the place of emotional needs that are not being fully

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Week Two: The Sacral Cakra

Location: The sacral cakra is located deep in the lower abdomen Colour: Orange Element: Water Function: Desire, pleasure, sexuality, procreation Inner State: Feelings Body Parts: Womb, genitals, kidneys, bladder, circulatory system Malfunction: Stiff lower back or hips, uterine/bladder/kidney troubles, impotence, frigidity (Wheels of Life)   Once we

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The Root Cakra…Some thoughts

The Root Cakra…Some thoughts

“We are taught to control the body by way of the mind, which is considered far superior. But the body has an intelligence whose mysteries the mind has yet to fathom. We read in books how to eat, how to make love, how much sleep to get,

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Week One: The Root Cakra

Location: The root cakra is located at the base of the spine at the perineum Colour: Red Element: Earth Function: Survival, grounding Inner State: Stillness, security, stability Body Parts: Legs, feet, bones, large intestine, blood, immune system, adrenals Malfunction: Weight problems, hemorrhoids, constipation, sciatica, knee troubles… (Wheels

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Thinking about healing in colourful ways…An edible journey through the cakra-s

Thinking about healing in colourful ways…An edible journey through the cakra-s

Over the next several weeks, I invite you to join me on an experiential journey as I ponder, reflect, and eat my way through the cakra-s. The cakra system is a beautiful model to explore as we seek to understand more deeply our physical and energetic experiences

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Spring Cleanse Package

Spring Cleanse Package

A gentle spring cleanse is the perfect way to rejuvenate the physical body and bring a clarity of mind that can help to fuel this productive time of year.  I am offering a special Spring Cleansing Package to help motivate and guide people through this process over

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