Mool = Root / Adhara = Place – therefore it is known as the Root centre.
- Lowest of the Chakra’s
- Situated in the perineum in males and the cervix in females
- Is associated with the sense of smell and the anus
- Lotus: Four petaled and red in colour
- A yellow square represents the element Earth
- Lam – pronounced Lum
Source: Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha: Swami Saraswati
- Find your foundations in any pose
- Find the four points in the foundations (any part of the body connected downward) and BALANCE those 4 points:
- Feeling grounded and stable
- Create the shape of the square Earth Yantra representing stability and strength
- in any pose/wherever you can
- Even weight distribution
- Feel a sense of being supported and let yourself be supported
- Root down – feel a sense of roots sprouting down from the foundations into the earth
- As you push down feel you can rise up
- From a solid base we can grow
- Root Down to Rise Up
- In any pose – feel your connections downward
- Strengthen your legs and open the energy channels of your legs with stretching too.
- As you move and flow through your days consider are you balanced as you move and stable, centred and calm?
- As you walk, press through your feet and feel your connection to mother earth.
- As you eat, be mindful and chew thoroughly
- You may start to eat more root vegetables from the earth especially at this time of year with the cooling winds and weather.
- These above tips may carry on from last week in considerations of the autumn weather.
Subscribe to our newsletter for more great yoga advice and inspiration.
Stay on track with your personal yoga journey. Our newsletter is all about providing you with inspiration and advice to encourage motivation, improve techniques and help you get the most out of your yoga practice.