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Welcome to the #PracticeWithClara Podcast, where Clara and Stephanie discuss philosophy, yoga, and all things related to the practice.

We interviewed Erin Moon, a fellow yogi, anatomy teacher, and reiki practitioner, to discuss the seventh chakra and its themes in this episode.

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0:56

Special Guest, Erin Moon
For the 7th chakra, we interviewed Erin Moon, an instructor of anatomy, yoga, therapeutics, reiki, and the co-founder and director of the World Spine Care Yoga Project.

2:40

5 Questions to Greet our Guest
We asked Erin 5 random questions to give our listeners a bit more understanding of who Erin is and what she embodies.

10:04

Sahasrara, Crown Chakra, Themes
Reading from Anodea Judith’s Wheels of Life and discussion on the key themes of the 7th chakra, the crown chakra.

16:58

Where Individual Meets Collective Consciousness
The crown chakra is the space where the individual self meets the collective consciousness or the divine.

20:47

Surrender and Trust at the 7th Chakra
Why do we surrender to receive the wisdom, and why is trust so important when working with the 7th chakra.

22:28

Anatomy of the 7th Chakra
Erin shares the anatomy and subtle properties of the crown chakra, and what occurs biochemically in the body.

26:18

How We Belong, Joining the Collective
Examining how we interact as a collective, physically, or consciously, while honouring our own unique expression.

33:15

Removing the Binary: Patience in Process
Why we should take a moment to examine our lives outside the traditional binary forms and having patience for our ongoing process.

35:44

Yoga Anatomy versus Yoga Philosophy
What we learn in the physical breakdown in our bodies; balancing the esoteric aspects of yoga with the anatomical to preserve the alignment and safety of our practice.

42:11

Dropping into the Parasympathetic Nervous System
The benefit of a slower-paced, restorative practice in reaping the benefits of the body dropping into rest and a digest mode.

44:20

The Constant Force of Evolution
Moving with the constant change of the world, and how to hold things lightly as we move towards our goals.

45:43

Yoga Therapeutics: What is Your Function?
Asking what we hope to do, on a larger scale, and the function we wish to have in our lives.

52:30

Pronoia versus Paranoia
Elevating our conscious awareness in how we place positive energy in the world and have faith in the universe’s support.