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Anchor into Balance

Do you have aspects of your life in need of more balance and harmony? Join Rachel in this energizing Vinyasa flow class to find clarity on the relationships and parts of your life that are in need of healing. An especially potent practice will invite you to dig a little deeper and plant seeds for a new beginning.

Create your sacred altar space, then begin lying down to ground into your breath and the moment here and now. Invite gentle movement with Supine Twists (Jathara Parivartanasana) and a bit of core work to wake up your power center. Shift into cycles of Cat/Cow (Marjaryasana/Bitilasana) then challenge your strength a bit with a fun hovering Tabletop (Bharmanasana) variation. Continue by mindfully flowing through Sun Salutation A (Surya Namaskar A), powerful core work in Plank Pose (Utthita Chaturanga Dandasana), Twisted Low Lunges (Parivrtta Anjaneyasana), and a low variation of Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana).

Transition into Malasana to create some space in the hips and inner thighs, then lean back and choose a variation of Boat Pose (Navasana) to keep your fire going in the core. Make your way into Chair Pose (Utkatasana) to energize the glutes, then slow things way down with Half Pigeon Pose (Ardha Kapotasana), Happy Baby (Ananda Balasana), and finally, Corpse Pose (Savasana).

After asana, Rachel pulls an oracle card to provide further insight as you ponder what energy you'd like to call in.

Spotify class playlist: New Moon in Libra which you can begin at the beginning of class. Before lying down for the physical practice, you can change to the song "The Bliss of Singing Bowls" by Surrounding Life.

Please note that while Spotify playlists are sometimes provided, they are optional and will not negatively impact your session experience if not used.

Journaling Prompts:

(Part 1) “A relationship that is challenging for me right now is...”

(Part 2) “...and to bring balance back into my life, I need...”

After asana:

“A past wound that feels present for me right now is...”

“This New Moon, I am calling in...”

Podcast mention: Ghost of a Podcast by Jessica Lanyadoo

Book mention: Earth Medicine: Ancestor's Ways of Harmony for Many Moons

Oracle card deck: Kuan Yin Oracle: Blessings, Guidance & Enlightenment from the Divine Feminine by Alana Fairchild

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