Here’s more on what we discussed in this episode:
1:06 – Svadhisthana Themes
Quote by Anodea Judith, taken from Wheels of Life, as we expand on the themes of the sacral chakra, Svadhisthana.
4:07 – Going with the Flow
What comes up when we work with water, a central theme of Svadhisthana, and the movements to perform to embody the fluidity, flow, and change.
7:18 – What is Prana Flow Yoga?
The definition of Prana Flow yoga, how it’s performed, what it achieves, and a little bit about Clara’s teacher, Shiva Rea.
10:12 – Relationships and Boundary Setting
How to be in a relationship with others and set boundaries as we explore the edges of our comfort zone.
15:43 – Prenatal Yoga: Controversial Poses to Avoid
The poses to avoid in yoga if you’re pregnant, and why, including twists and backbends.
28:27 – Post-Natal Yoga for Strengthening
The areas of the body to strengthen and lengthen post-pregnancy, and how these postures assist those who sit in an office all day.
31:49 – Duty Versus Pleasure
Feeding our soul by doing what brings us pleasure while observing moderation, and identifying the split between body and mind.
39:51 – Celebrating the Body through Tantra
Tantric philosophy celebrates the body, the divine within, and embraces all things- there is no separation- and why this is expressed in Clara’s practice.
43:19 – What is Tantra?
Reading from Wheels of Life by Anodea Judith on what the word tantra means when broken down in Sanskrit.