Kundalini Rising in Women + Guided Meditation

Be sure to check out Lisa’s new book and corresponding web seminar, both of which are based upon the specifics of the feminine energy body. Teachings about kundalini in women can pretty much be summed up in one phrase: We’ve got it it all backwards. By this I mean that historically and culturally, the dominant … Read more

The Stages of Kundalini Shifts – Growing Into the New You

Be sure to check out Lisa’s new book and corresponding web seminar, both of which are based upon the specifics of the feminine energy body. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke As I mentioned in the first article in this Kundalini Series, the image most often used in yogic … Read more

Kundalini – The Energy of Change (Part 1 of 3)

Be sure to check out Lisa’s new book and corresponding web seminar, both of which are based upon the specifics of the feminine energy body. With the start of the New Year, many of us turn our attention to attaining goals and keeping resolutions. But any true change is grounded in a shift in our … Read more

Twelth Chakra Meditation – YOU as a Chakra

I am completing my 12 chakra meditation series this month. If you’ve been following every month, we’ve moved from the core 7 in-body chakras, to 3 out of body chakras, and then back into the body with the hands and feet last month, which compose our eleventh chakra. Now we come to the pinnacle of … Read more

Eleventh Chakra Meditation – Exploring Mudras

The eleventh chakra in the 12-chakra mapping I am using in this chakra meditation series is centered in the parts of our body most directly connected to our movement and action in the world – our hands and our feet. Although we often speak of each chakra as an individual point in the body, they … Read more

Tenth Chakra Meditation – Breathing with the Earth

The tenth chakra in the 12-chakra mapping I am using in this chakra meditation series brings us back down, through our bodies, deep into the earth beneath us. While the eighth and ninth chakras in this system might be considered extensions upward of our crown chakra, the tenth chakra might be considered an extension downward … Read more

Ninth Chakra Meditation – Symbols and Soul Planes

The ninth chakra in the 12-chakra map I am using in this chakra meditation series is the portal through which we commune with spiritual energies beyond words. Within every chakra there is stillness and light, a unique refraction of the divine that we can commune with through meditation. But through the ninth chakra we receive … Read more

Eighth Chakra Meditation – Beyond Time and Space

Since before time and space were, the Tao is. It is beyond is and is not. – Tao Te Ching When I first learned of the eighth chakra in the twelve chakra system I am using in this chakra meditation series, I thought immediately of the Northern Thai style Buddha statues, in which a flame … Read more

Connection and Expansion – Meditating with a 12 Chakra System

“It’s our tendency to think of ourselves as closed, isolated units instead of acknowledging that we’re part of a greater whole. Research into biofields and subtle energy bodies shows that we’re interconnected. Quantum physics is revealing that particles interact even if they’re light years apart. We don’t stop at the skin—and neither do our chakras.” … Read more

Crown Chakra Meditation – Let Go Into Your True Essence

“How did you get here? Close your eyes and surrender.” ~ Rumi The crown, or seventh, chakra is all about surrender. Located at the top of our head, towards the back, right where our skull begins to curve down (our rear fontanel), the crown chakra is about letting go of the hold the world has … Read more