You’ve probably seen children doing this motion before. It’s actually meant to increase energy, tap into your natural youthfulness and help speed up the 7 chakras.
- Stand straight with arms stretched out parallel to the earth.
- Starting turning your body clockwise, with your left foot leading as you pivot on your right.
- To avoid dizziness, find two focus points or Dristhi – one if front the other behind you. Spin your head quickly to focus on these points as your body moves.
- Take deep breaths and enjoy the movement.
- Rest in mountain pose, samasthiti or tadasana, with your eyes closed.
This rite is designed to stimulate the solar plexus chakra, heal the digestive system and tone the abdominal muscles and core.
- Lie down on your back with arms stretched out beside you and your legs out in front of you
- As you exhale, bring your legs up and and towards your core, making sure to keep them straight.
- Bring your head towards your chest as you do so.
- Make sure to take deep breaths throughout the exercise.
- Rest when you need, hugging your legs into the chest and rocking side to side to soothe the back and pelvis.
- In preparation for the next Rite, relax in savasana pose.
This rite is good for the throat chakra to stimulate the pituitary and thyroid glands. It boosts positive mood and increases spine strength and flexibility.
- Close your eyes
- Rest on your knees, standing tall. Your knees should be at hip’s width apart.
- Rest your hands on your lower back or just bellow your bottocks for support
- Bring your hips forward as you lift your chest upwards, tilting you head back int he process.
- Release ans stand upright.
- Rest in child’s pose.
The fourth rite works on the sacral chakra to awaken sexual energy and strengthen clarity. It also tones the arms, legs and gluteus.
- Sit with both feet firmly on the floor at hip’s width apart.
- Bring your hands just behind you, with your palms firmly ont he ground and in line with your shoulders. and finger tips faced forwards.
- Inhale ans bring your hips up as high as possible, tilting your head back int he process.
- Exhale and come back down.
- Rest in savasana.
This final rite is designed to stimulate all chakras and tone the entire body. It also relieves fatigue and increases blood flow.
- Start in a plank position with your hands and feet shoulder and hip width apart.
- Keep your elbows and knees loose and flexible.
- Slowly move into downward facing dog, or adho-mukha svanasana.
- Return to your plank and bring your hips towards the ground to ease into upward facing dog or Urdhvamukhasvanasana.
- Rest in savasana for as long as you need to recover.
As you get better, begin repeating each rite 21 times. As it becomes a daily ritual, you will feel more and more connected with your body and relaxed.