The ANAHATA Chakra is positioned @ the heart region. In Anahata , one is making decisions " following your heart ", based on one's higher self , and not from unfulfilled emotions & desires of lower nature.
Ashley Turner 's teaching style has always reverberated with ANAHATA. It was quite fitting that she spoke about it @ her debut 12:30 community class today @ Exhale Venice. She had just spent a week @ the DNC in Denver ; and the experience was extremely powerful as she told us about the spirit of UNITY & CHANGE prevalent there .
(OMbama ,so Yoga ! ).
I've been studying under her for almost 7 years now ,and being the LOYAL guy that I am , showed up today in order to support a beloved teacher. Ashley re-opened my anahata chakra . After years of breaking hearts , KARMA had finally caught up with me heh heh, and I found myself on the major receiving end + given a substantial dose of my own medicine. Needless to say , the ensuing experience had built up major scar tissue around my 4th chakra. Repeatedly attending Ashley's classes made me understand that it was OK to open up once again.
And 7 years later, in a new studio , her class still transports & inspires. With the Gayatri Mantra playing in the background, her magic carpet ride of BHAKTI played to another audience.And just like I did 7 years ago, a student went up to her after savasana & said "I love your class - "