“There is a cleansing from winter darkness the moment we sink our fingers into spring’s fresh earth.” — Toni Sorenson
In this yoga practice and the essential oils we will be using are designed to help the body-mind-spirit to let go of toxins and toxic or negative thoughts, stress and tension, and to open up to receive oils that help us clear out or detoxify our being. As we let go, we will apply oils to replenish us physically and emotionally so we can end renewed, with a softer, cleaner and clearer sense of ourselves and our world.
If you need essential oils samples to work with this class, please reach out to me here.
BASIL & GRAPEFRUIT (AROMATIC/DIFFUSE):
PHYSICAL (BASIL): Supports the respiratory system, digestive system, cardiovascular system and the muscles and bones.Helps us focus while studying or learning or reading.Cooling on the skin and effective in any massage blend for occasional sore muscles and joints.May help support the adrenal system when there hasbeen excessive fatigue or stress over a prolonged period..
EMOTIONAL: The Oil of the Renewal. Relaxes the mind and strengthens the heart.Good choice for those feeling overwhelmed, fatigued or with low energy. Helps rejuvenate or renewvitality after long periods of burnout and exhaustion—rebalancing us to achieve greater health and strength.Used in today’s workshop begin detoxifying our minds and organs and open up and release any blocks holding us back.
PHYSICAL: Detoxifies and cleanses the body to supports a healthy lymphatic system. Taken internally throughout the day with 1-2 drops in water, supports a healthy metabolism and assiststhose trying to diet or lose weight.Uplifting aroma helps lift our mood and let go of anxious feelings.Powerful cleansing oil to use when trying to get the body to let go of “issues” stored in the tissues—from skin to internal to emotional.
EMOTIONAL: The Oil of Honoring the Body. Encourages self love and respect of our body’s true needs. Releasesdeep-seated tension, frustration, irritability and moodiness. Helps control stress-eating driven by anger and self-cricism.Encourages us to tune into whatour body honestly wants and let go of toxic thinking resulting in body abuse, strict regimens, eating disorders and other forms of addiction.Used in today’s workshop as a powerful internal detoxifier, urging us to let it go, let it go…on all levels from the physical to the emotional to the spiritual.
PHYSICAL: Supports a healthy respiratory function to take in a deep breath.Known as the Herb or Oil of “Remembrance”Helps us let go of mental fatigueso we can improve our recall and memory.Uplifting and exhilarating to awaken our minds to the spring season –especially if feeling a bit “foggy.”Energizes the heart and encourages blood flow in the body and to the brain.Helps us to open our conscious mind to take in our practice today.
EMOTIONAL: The Oil of Knowledge and Transition. Promotes deep thought to excavateourtrue knowledge to discover our own answers.Supportsa healthy ego –one that values itself and its purpose in this world.Helps us know we CAN learn new information and experiences and that although we may not see it yet –there is a grand plan for us, our destiny!Boosts our confidence and morale to have faith in our own potential. Used in today’s workshop to help us awaken on both a superficial and deeper level, to our true potential.
PHYSICAL: Historically significant oil with many uses.Supports a healthy immune response and nervous system in the body.Powerful cleansing properties for the mouth and throat (included in OnGuard toothpaste too!)Soothes skin, promoting a youthful complexion, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.Promotes emotional balance and well being when tensionis high or to bring peaceful feelings to your home or area.
EMOTIONAL: TheOil of Mother Earth. Nurtures any unsettled aspects of the relationship with your maternal mother (Mother’s Day this month!) and with the Earth. Renews a healthy attachment based on trust and safety vs fear or old wounds. Provides this support in a calming, relaxed and supportive way.Used in today’s workshop to help you anchor and support all that is shifting around and in you, as well as anything that you are releasing.
PHYSICAL: Oils of: Tangerine, Rosemary, Juniper Berry, Geranium and CilantroPurifying and detoxifying blend for all the body’s systems including circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, endocrine and more. Supports healthy cleansing and filtering functions of the primary organs of detoxification in the body: liver, kidneys, colon, gallbladder, lungs, skin. Individual oils each have their own properties, but are purposely selected in this blend to accelerate the body’s natural cleansing ability.Provides powerful antioxidants.
EMOTIONAL: These oils cover emotions relating to: Knowledge and Transition, Releasing control, “Night” or hidden emotion, Cheer & Creativity, and Love & TrustCombined…these oils move into our deepest emotional roots, help us welcome the transition to open up and let go of whatever no longer serves us, replacing this with love and trust!Used in today’s workshop to excavate and let go at the deepest levels. Clearing out, cleaning out and preparing for the new.
PHYSICAL–Powerful and rare oil that is very diverse in its use on/in/around the body. The “one” oil you want if you can only have one!Known historically as aholy oil used for anointing and sacred ceremonies when spiritual awareness is desired.Highly researched for its ability to helps build and maintain a healthy immune system and function.Known to support the rejuvenation of skin and other epithelial tissue.
EMOTIONAL— The Oil of Truth. Connects us to our spiritual selves creating a healthy attachment to our actual father or the father figure in our lives.Reminds us we are loved and protected with a gentle, loving Divine spirit (God). Helps release us to break free from our past, making it an ideal oil to use for those seeking spiritual renewaland evolution through meditation and prayer.Encourages tranquility, insight, spiritual self-discipline and compassion for others.Used in today’s workshop to provide reassurance and a calming conclusion to our practice. Helps us realize that releasing what we no longer need has made space for something beautiful to arrive in lives.
Enjoy this beautiful practice. To purchase the oils to fully enjoy this practice, just pop over here. These essential oils have a multitude of uses, so once you get them we can connect to learn how to use them in everyday ways. Mentoring is just one of the amazing things you’ll get from me!