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

In this episode, we interviewed Erin Moon, a fellow yogi, anatomy teacher, and reiki practitioner. We also went into the 7th chakra, the crown chakra, and its themes.

In this episode:

Here’s more on what we talk about in this episode:

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 we surrender to receive the wisdom and why trust is so important when we work 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 honoring 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 support of the universe.

 

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https://practice.clararobertsoss.com/programs/crown-chakra-featuring-erin-moon

 

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