Short Practice for Heart Awakening (All Levels)

Short Practice for Heart Awakening (All Levels)

Shari Friedrichsen

When we hold tension around the heart, our capacity for self-love is diminished and we find ourselves unable to let go of old burdens. In this short but potent practice, Shari Friedrichsen shares simple centering techniques and poses for strengthening and unfolding the heart area. Learn how to use breath awareness to release habitual patterns of grief and sorrow, and discover renewed vitality at the heart center.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 17 mins

Mat provided courtesy of JadeYoga.

About the Author

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 a frequent contributor to the Wisdom Library.