I dedicate this yoga practice to the Earth, the Sky, the Sun, and the Moon. Today may my feet be firmly planted on the warm earth, may my mind and heart remain open and spacious like the clear blue sky, may the warmth and healing light of the sun invigorate and inspire my practice, may the moon guide me to the wisdom of my own ebb and flow.
Today I especially ask for guidance from the sun. I send thanks to this bright star at the centre of my world, for giving me life and sustaining life on our planet Earth. Please inspire me with your warmth and healing light, so that in turn I may radiate that light back out into the world in a positive and loving way. Breathing in, my own inner sun is recharged and revitalized, breathing out, rays of warm healing light radiate around my body.
Today, I let go of all sense of grasping in my yoga practice. I am grateful for the many blessings I receive. Please give me the patience, wisdom, and trust to stay within the circle.
And so it is by your grace. Om shanti shanti Om
Copyright Jilly Shipway 2018
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