Muladhara (Base Chakra)
Security, Grounding, Survival Instinct
Blocked by Fear
Focus Pose: Standing Forward Bend
Uttanasana is a grounding pose that helps to open the base or root chakra, Muladhara in Sanskrit, relating to security, grounding and survival instinct.
With feet hip distance apart press down firmly through the feet. Take a deep breath in and raise the arms to the sky as you exhale. Begin to reach forward from the hips, reach the arms out and keeping them out long, then fold over the legs with softness in knees, allowing the arms to hang or taking hold of opposite elbows – let the head be heavy releasing the neck – stay for 6-8 breaths allowing the back of the body to lengthen and you soften down through the front of the body.
Contains Rose Geranium, Lemon Myrtle and Pink Grapefruit. Strengthen Uttanasana as it calms the mind, relieves stress, improves digestion, and reduces anxiety. Urban Goddess also re awakens your divine feminine essence, boosts manifesting power, restores balance, and promotes confidence.
ROSE GERANIUM is a type of Geranium not related to the Rose family. It helps balance hormones, enhances mood, and promotes feelings of optimism and stability. Ancient Egyptians used it for healthy glowing skin. Calms the mind and eases frustration and irritability.
LEMON MYRTLE is an Australian native tree indigenous to the sub-tropical rainforests of Queensland. It is the world’s richest known natural source of citral. A delicious lemonade smelling scented essential oil that helps boost the immune system. Described as a blend of Lemongrass, Lime and Lemon. A powerful antioxidant, anti-microbial, antiseptic and anti-fungal, more so than Tea Tree. A great tool to have to support your health. Herbal tea made from a lemon myrtle leaf in hot water is a tasty anti-microbial drop which can help kill or stop the spread of germs.
PINK GRAPEFRUIT invigorates and awakens. Made from the rind of the fruit, it aids digestion, curbs hunger pains and reduces cellulite. Pink Grapefruit energises the metabolism and mood. The vapours of this bright, crisp and fruity aroma can produce feelings of euphoria. An ideal remedy for those depressing mornings when you don’t feel motivated to venture out from beneath your warm, safe covers. Keep it by your bedside for a bit of morning zest! Use pink grapefruit when feeling overwhelmed by life’s challenges.
To use Urban Goddess roll on balm simply apply to pulse points, or use the essential oil blend and place a few drops into a diffuser to enhance and gain the full benefit of your yoga practice.
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