Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Sixth Chakra: The Third Eye

Location: Area between the eyebrows; eyes, face, pituitary gland and autonomic nervous system

Human development: Energy used for mental powers and greater self-awareness

Positive manifestation: Intuition, perceptive, rational cognition

Negative manifestation: Confusion, spaced out, over intellectualizing

Associated Illnesses: Headaches

Somatic sensation: Stillness or emptiness, expanding space

Somatic concept: body parts and people are connected in harmony

Yoga pose-moment: Child's, Dolphin and Repetitive seated bowing

Human Potential: Inspiration, clarity and deep understanding

Some of the information from this blog post was obtained from Mind and Body Healing Through Awareness, Yoga and Somatic Integration by Linda Christy Weiler, M.S.

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