CHAKRA 7 : CROWN : BLISS
CHAKRA 5 : THROAT : MUSIC
CHAKRA 2 : SACRUM : PLEASURE
The day that I’m hooping outside on a warm summer afternoon to Fat Freddy’s Drop with my boyfriend dancing next to me will be the truest definition of heaven on earth. I love this band. I love this song.
Fat Freddy’s Drop - Blackbird
CHAKRA 5 : THROAT CHAKRA : MUSIC
CHAKRA 4 : HEART CHAKRA : COMMUNITY . FRIENDSHIP
So I pretty much live to hoop at music festivals. When I go, I bring at least one extra in case anyone else wants to hoop with me. This was taken at Outside Lands in San Francisco. So fun!!
CHAKRA 4 : HEART & ARMS
Opening up your arms like this hooper gives your heart chakra more room to expand. Anytime you want to feel more loving or want to express appreciation and gratitude, open your arms wide and fill up your lungs with a deep breath. HOOPERS : How many moves can you do with outstretched arms?
(Source: iheartsportsgifs, via steadymys0ul)
CHAKRA 6 : BROW : INDIGO : IMAGINATION . DREAMS
This is Lily and Marabelle. They’re getting ready to head to the beach to hoop to live music as the sun sets. Lily is holding an indigo Chakra 6 hoop for DREAMS & IMAGINATION, two things kids are really, really good at.
HOOPERS: Your imagination isn’t restricted by time and space so use it for ridiculous fun while you hoop. Let your imagination loose and picture yourself anywhere in the universe AS anything you want to be. Want to be hooping on top of the highest mountain in the world at sunrise? You can do that. Want to be a swirling ball of light twirling around a planet in the middle of the cosmos? You can do that to. Play with your imagination.
chakra 1 : natural beauty
chakra 2 : emotions
Hoop outside during sunset. It’s good for your body & your mood. And while you’re at it, bust out a move that you don’t do very often because you forget about it. I don’t know why I forget this step through as much as I do! It’s a friggin’ cool move and is especially fun to do with a big hoop that’s easy to get through.
CHAKRA 4 : LOVE
We can learn to love just like this beautiful being said. Love is a practice. Meditate on love several times a day. It’s so easy. Just think of something or someone you enjoy and care about. Close your eyes and add a little smile. Do it so you feel your heart open. This will change how you interact with people and then in a very real way, your love will be changing the world. Practice love.
Rest in Peace Nelson Mandela.
18 July 1918 − 5 December 2013
A beautiful reminder to sit everyday, spine straight, chakras aligned, breathing deeply…this is a time to ground, a time to let go, time to intentionally focus attention or to allow whatever to come up come up, it is a time to make space for creative thought to emerge and a time to remember who you really are.
CHAKRA 5 . THROAT . CREATIVE EXPRESSION
CHAKRA 1 . BASE OF SPINE . BODY IMAGE
The 5th Chakra at your throat is your center for creative expression. It is the portal between who you are on the inside and how you live on the outside. Creativity is often associated with making something like a piece of art. But we are constantly expressing ourselves creatively through how we live. You express yourself through what you say, how you say it, how you move, what you wear, how you keep your house, etc. All of these things are uniquely you, all of them are CREATED by you and all of them are outer expressions of what’s going on inside of you.
You can think of this creative expression as a flow of energy traveling through a tube. A pinched tube restricts the flow of your energy and this
Chakra 6 : Inner Vision . Perception . Intuition
Chakra 1 : Body . Manifestation
When using the Chakra System as a guide for shifting body image from negative to positive we want to go from the top down. This direction, from Chakra 7 at the crown of the head, to Chakra 1 at the base of the spine, is called the Path of Manifestation. It is called the Path of Manifestation because energy that starts in the formless realm of thought gets progressively denser as it descends through the Chakra Column until a physical representation of that thought is produced (manifested) in a tangible way. Think of having the idea to bake a cake and taking it all the way from an idea to having a finished product that you can actually stick candles into. That’s the manifestation process.
In the same way, the intangible thoughts you have directly affect the shape of your body and how you feel about the shape of your body. Your thinking (which has no shape) rules what you choose to eat and how you choose to move, and we all know that diet and exercise directly affect the shape of your very tangible physical body. The formless shapes the form. Therefore, it makes complete sense to
At your core, you have the choice to create change. Achieve your core potential through the vehicle…
The vibration of chakras and hoop dance continues to ripple out, amplifying love, friendship and joy. If you live in Humboldt County California, you can Learn 2 Hoop Dance from Hana and Liz at Arcata Core Pilates across from the co-op.
Teaching is a privilege. It connects us to the unending flow of energy that passes from person to person, keeping the vibration of the thing being taught alive. The more people that learn the new thought or skill, the more the vibration of that lesson is amplified. And the more amplified the vibration, the more people are affected by it. This is how pleasure of hoop dance will touch more than just my students. Others will see them hooping, others will ask to be taught a trick or two and their hearts will open in the joy of the dance making the world a better place.
I love teaching hoop dance.