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Push in the Right Direction

KJ testimonialIn the last year and a half studying with Anodea Judith I have been putting a variety of the tools into motion working with my clients.  I have found that all of her classes provide beautiful ways of getting to the CORE of the problem that keeps us stuck in a place and we need assistance to dig out.  However how many of you feel like you are alone and can’t get a foot to move forward to take you out of that hole that you have dug even deeper just reading this!

Well great news — the choice is yours to dig out of the hole and ask for help!   

Eastern Body, Western Mind

Feel your Charge and Discharge!

Anodea JudithWhhhatttt do you mean I hold a CHARGE of energy when someone cuts me off in the grocery store and my dagger eyes don’t show a discharge?   Or when my spouse just really digs into me about spending money on something and my anger gets stored into my body???

Whhhhaaatttttt are you talking about!   Amy you are freakin’ crazy! (yep and I own my craziness!)

Mind Body Integration Workshop with Anodea Judith

World Renown Author – Anodea Judith live and in person in Phoenix!

Anodea Judith will be teaching a four and a half-day Mind Body Integration Training Intensive in Phoenix Metro Area from 09/15-09/19/16.

Anodea JudithEveryone seems to know about chakras these days – at least as a concept – but do they really know the ins and outs of activating, balancing, and healing using the model of the Chakra System as the profound formula for wholeness that it is?

This elegant map to human consciousness is not only a ladder of liberation for achieving higher states of awareness, but an opening into our own deep psyche, with all its issues and illuminations, from its depths to its heights.

Finding the Balance

Think of it this way: Your body is like the hardware of a computer, while your mind is like the software—programmed into you since the day you were born. The software contains your memories, your beliefs, your habits, and your thoughts. Some of that programming was unconscious, installed before you could even think or question.

Some of that programming includes the things you’ve studied, the realizations you’ve had, the beliefs you’ve chosen for yourself. All of that programming runs your life.

What enables the hardware and software to work together is the vital life force, prana, or energy. Without that, the hardware and software, or mind and body, have no way to interface—just like when your cell phone battery goes dead.

Without the vital “juice” going through the system, your phone is useless, no matter how fancy the model, or how many photos you’ve loaded onto it. It needs that electricity, just like we need prana to run through our system.

Vibrating Into Expression

The software or programming tells the energy where to go in the body or hardware—what to access. It may tell us to hold in our belly, to keep quiet, to be careful, or that we’re not safe. This then shapes the hardware, or the body itself, which forms around the energy of the chakras. Most of this is unconscious, yet can be seen in our activities or the way our life works (or doesn’t).

The chakras are organizational centers for the reception, assimilation, and expression of that life force energy. Each one works on a different level, from the root chakra that processes all our survival programs, to our emotions, actions, relationships, communications, visions and beliefs.

You could say that each chakra stores programs for these essential levels of being. Just like a computer, these programs can have bugs in them, resulting in problems in your life, and issues in your tissues.

Releasing the Blocks

Chakras also contain gateways into and out of your core. They regulate what gets in and what gets out.  Defenses block the chakras by blocking the gates in order to keep energy out or to keep energy in. Then our consciousness gets caught in the blocks, and is no longer in the free flow of awareness and experience. That can render a chakra out of balance, which usually takes the form of being excessive or deficient.

When a chakra is blocked, a person lives in the frustration and suffering of the block and cannot access their core. The internal gears that move and regulate energy up and down the core get sluggish. This creates further defenses, discomfort, and eventually illness, addiction, or dysfunctional behavior.

Restoring the Sacred

Chakra Therapy looks at the physical body, the human psyche, and the flow of the life force as a result of our past conditioning. As each of the chakras contains a vital key to unlocking the life force, Chakra Therapy uses tools from Yoga and Bioenergetics, (the healing of the human psyche through the energetic process of the body) as well as models of childhood development, to root out these unconscious programs, move the energy to new places in the body, and bring not only understanding and awareness, but greater aliveness and freedom.

My book, Eastern Body, Western Mind, presents the theory behind all this, while the the live experience of workshops bring that theory home to your own body and life.

Learn more in person at my four and a half -day Mind Body Integration Training Intensive in Phoenix Metro area.

 

About the Author

Anodea Judith, Ph.D. is a groundbreaking thought leader, best-selling author and the director of Sacred Centers, a teaching organization of transformational wisdom. She holds a doctoral degree in Psychology and Human Health, is a 500-hour registered yoga teacher (E-RYT), and has engaged in lifelong studies in psychology, mythology, sociology, history, systems theory, evolution, and comparative religion. She teaches and lectures worldwide.

Anodea Judith

Call In Your Angels – You are NOT Alone!

Angels Angels Everywhere… You are NOT Alone!


Recently I have been calling in my Angels for support and been reviewing my favorite book (shown above) to give me better guidance in this thing we call Life!  

Yoga for your Heart

Yoga for your Heart

2015-02-14 19.38.31As we wind down Valentine’s and a time full of love, I am pondering why does one day out of the year have to promote more love than any other day?

We are each to be filled with love and a time to create awareness on a daily basis and to assist in Self- Love and Compassion toward all.  Life is full of lessons and one that I have enjoyed getting reacquainted with is compassion toward Self.

Yoga Ithaka – testimonial from a student

“Have Ithaka always in your mind,

Your arrival there is what you are destined for.

But don’t in the least hurry the journey.

Better it last for years”………Cavafy

 

YOGA’S ITHAKA

Jayne before & after TriangleMy yoga Ithaka began a year ago.  Upon urging by a friend, a 15 year Yogi, I reluctantly agreed to try it.  To say I had preconceptions is an understatement.  I believed twisting my 5’10” body into Gumby positions would end my entry into the world of yoga at once. 

New Year, New You! Resolutions vs. ReSOULutions!

Resolve to Evolve!  Resolutions vs. ReSOULutions!

happy-new-yearNew Year Resolutions is not something I “feel”.  I don’t go along with the masses on this one, or a lot of things for that matter.   There are too many things I like, and yes not all are always the best for me.

What I feel at the New Year is a time of reflection on what worked the year before and what didn’t. What was learned and what outcomes were revealed.  What does your SOUL say to you?   Can you get out of your own way to be able to hear what it says?  

Emotional breakdowns

Being Vulnerable During Your Practice

emotional breakdownsAs I am watching this season of Dancing with the Stars, it is at the point in the competition where everyone is having emotional breakdowns.  I see how the professional dancers deal with the “actors” in these emotional breakdowns.  So much starts going through the mind when you experience a challenge and instead of opening up to the emotional flood immediately we are trained to stuff it all down and deal with it later and not be vulnerable.

Cleaning Out Fridge Recipe

Cleaning Out Fridge Recipe

Fridge Recipe 1I enjoy the days when I have a full day off and get to catch up on my household chores.  I really enjoy cleaning out the fridge and making unusual combinations of foods by adapting a recipe!   It works out and it becomes a complete adventure.

Tour of India with YogaAmy

Taj Mahal, Agra IndiaIndia or bust

 

Tour of India with YogaAmy that is coming up in October 2014 is a journey of tapping in to your spiritual self.   I will be leading morning and evening yoga practices with fabulous tourist visits during the day.  We will be doing yoga outside and enjoying the morning sounds of birds, evening practice will be at the hotel.

May 2013 I spent almost 14 days in India with a tour of college students who are getting their Masters in Business degree from Wake Forest University.   I knew going in, that being a college hosted program the tour had to be up to my standards and that I would be the second oldest person on the tour.  (LOL)

Well it did not disappoint!