Happy Valentine’s Day! Open & Heal your Heart Chakra with Yoga

Saint Valentine’s Day (February 14) is a day to honor Love.  Opening and Healing your Heart Chakra is an excellent way to celebrate.

The Heart Chakra (Anahata) is the Fourth Chakra and is located in the center of the Chest at Heart Level.   The Heart Chakra is where feelings of Love, Joy, Honesty and Compassion emanates from.  It’s how we connect to others. “I Love.”

Color: Green (Symbolizes: Health and Creativity, Harmony and   Abundance in Nature.)
Element:
Air
Metal: Copper
Sense: Touch
Stones: Emerald, Jade, Peridot
Sound: YAM
Foods: Vegetables, Green Teas
Animals: Antelope, Birds, Doves
Image: 12-Pointed Circular Lotus Flower with the Star of David (2 intersecting triangles) in the Center
Deity: Ishana Rudra Shiva
Mantra: “My Heart is filled with Love” or “Hum Dum Har Har (We the universe, God, God)
Mudra to open the Heart Chakra:
Place your left hand on your left knee, palm down, index finger and thumb touching (like the ‘ok’ hand symbol).
Bring your right hand to heart center (Anahata Chakra) palm to body.  Join index finger and thumb (like the ‘ok’ hand symbol).

If your Heart Chakra is out of Balance or blocked, you may experience:
Relationship Challenges, No Self Discipline, Grief, Distrust, Despair, Depression, Heartbreak, Hate, Envy, Heart Issues, Circulatory Problems, Asthma, Lung &/or Breast cancers, Upper Back, Shoulder Problems, Pneumonia…

Yoga to Open and Unblock the Heart Chakra

Begin your Heart Chakra Yoga Practice with a few minutes of Centering.

Come to a seated Position.
Bring hands to Mudra to open the Heart Chakra (see above)

When you are ready, Begin to bring your attention to your Heart Chakra.  Concentrate your attention to your Chest Center.
Feel your Heart Chakra glow a deep healing green light.
Begin to chant ‘YAM (y-aaaaaaaa-mmmmm).

Visualize your Green Light expand and travel through your entire body.

Set an Intention for your practice, perhaps “My Heart is filled with Love

Choose your Yoga Practice by clicking below:

Heart Chakra Opening Yoga Practice 1

Heart Chakra Opening Practice 2

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One Response to “Happy Valentine’s Day! Open & Heal your Heart Chakra with Yoga”

  1. Heart Chakra Opening Yoga Practice 2 « 2nd Star To The Right Yoga Blog Says:

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