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Ajna Chakra Practice (All Levels)

In this asana class with Shari Friedrichsen, learn how to attain access to the ajna chakra, located at the eyebrow center. Known as the “command center,” this chakra governs the mind itself. When we activate this area in a balanced way, it gives us intuitive knowledge and clear thinking. Explore asanas and pranayama practices that cleanse the mind and bring awareness of the flow of prana through the ida and pingala channels. With a balanced ajna chakra, we have the capacity to relieve mental suffering and discover a greater degree of peace and stability in the mind.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 53 mins

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 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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