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Access, Strengthen, and Behold the Heart (Level 2)

To go deeply into the heart center, we must first build a strong and resilient container for it in the body. To listen to the heart, we must first find stillness in the mind. Join Shari Friedrichsen for this targeted, challenging practice to infuse the body with prana shakti, pausing along the way to consider the effects of each pose on the heart space. Wake up the intelligence of the heart and reveal its deepest mysteries and sacredness.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 52 mins

Mat provided courtesy of JadeYoga.

About the Teacher

Shari Friedrichsen

Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for more than 40 years and is a key facilitator at the Himalayan Institute’s Teacher Training & Professional Certification programs, nationally and internationally. She is a faculty member of the 500-hour teacher training program at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, WA, and also conducts numerous classes, seminars, and trainings worldwide. Shari has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar. Shari's unique style integrates subtle and gross anatomical awareness with breath awareness to draw the student into the inner experience of yoga. Her approach uses yoga as a vital, powerful, and compassionate component in supporting the body and the psyche. Shari holds the following certifications—C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, and YACEP—and has presented over 60 videos on YogaInternational.com as well as being a frequent contributor to the Wisdom Library.

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