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The Heart Chakra ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’›๐ŸŒˆ

self love, compassion and the Heart Chakra ๐Ÿ’š

The Heart Chakra - Anahata


The 4th chakra- the heart chakra is also known as the โ€˜central chakraโ€™ with 3 chakra sitting above it and 3 below it. It is associated with the colour green, which is symbolic of transformation and change. The symbol for the heart chakra is a 12 flower lotus petal with two triangle at itโ€™s centre to make a star.


The heart chakra anatomically includes the lungs, heart, circulatory system and is associated with the element air. It is suggested that like love, air is all around us and if we can keep this flow of love going like air, we can keep well connected to ourself and others.

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When there is plentiful energy in the heart chakra you feel

-loved

-connected to friends and family

-a sense of acceptance

-able to readily forgive

-show empathy and compassion

-ready to accept change


When our heart chakra is depleted in energy or blocked you can feel

-isolated and lonely

-unable to let go of grudges

-a sense of jealousy

-defensive

-it difficult to trust others


Affirmations for the heart chakra

-I am loved

-I deserve love, respect and compassion

-I forgive myself and others around me

-I am surrounded by loving energy


Poses for the heart chakra (focused around opening up at the centre of the heart)

Dancers pose- Option to use a strap to assist


Cat cow (focus on opening up through the heart)



Cobra (to open through the chest and back)



Heart openers with the arms such as

-Squeezing shoulder blades together

-Arms reaching into the air

-Bringing hands together behind you



Songs for the heart chakra

Breathe it in, let it go

The power is here now


Heart chakra - 10 minute affirmation/relaxation practice with Ruth



Wishing you a wonderful week!

Ruth x




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