Prana Pages

Spring Fever

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Natural Elements, Other

As I was trying to sweep out the garage today, I could hear a chorus of birds outside. You know the sound—it’s like they’re excited about something. I paused a moment to enjoy their party. It was absolutely contagious. I couldn’t help but feel the building excitement within myself as well. I’m still smiling … Read more ›

Good vibrations

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Natural Elements, Spirit Prescriptions

Experiment with shifting your vibration with a vibration breath exercise. Imagine how you would breathe if you were confident and calm. Practice breathing this way for a few minutes noting the subtle shifts in your energy body. Now imagine how you’d breathe if you were bursting with absolute joy and excitement! Practice breathing that way … Read more ›

Alignment from within

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Chakra Energy, Natural Elements, Spirit Prescriptions, Teaching Yoga, Yoga Asana

Drishti is Sanskrit for a focused gaze. There is a gazing point for each pose in Hatha Yoga and it is used as a means for developing concentrated intention. This single-focused gaze is part of the eight-limbs of yoga: pratyahara, the fifth limb, which relates to sense withdrawal; and dharana, the sixth limb, relating to … Read more ›

Faerie Giggles

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Language & Literature, Natural Elements, Other, Spirit Prescriptions

It’s January 31st. Christmas is long gone and your houses are back to normal (mostly) and if not, I’m sure you’re working on it—right?

Taking the decorations down is always a whole lot less fun than putting them up. Don’t you agree? The anticipation and magical excitement isn’t permeating within each piece when … Read more ›

It’s all elemental

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Chakra Energy, Language & Literature, Natural Elements, Spirit Prescriptions, Teaching Yoga, Yoga Asana

I love working with Feng Shui! So when I saw a Yoga and Feng Shui combined class, I jumped at it!

Feng Shui is defined as the Chinese art or practice of creating harmonious surroundings that enhance the balance of yin and yang. “Feng Shui” literally translates to “wind and water”, referring to the elements. … Read more ›

Sealing Wax—an invitation to mystery and intrigue

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Natural Elements, Other, Spirit Prescriptions

When I was about ten years old, my oldest sister gave me a birthday gift I absolutely treasuredsealing wax! It was positively magical! My sister “got me”. She always knew what would make my heart sing. To this day we still share the same interests even though we’re twelve years apart.

At … Read more ›

Medicine Dreams

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Chakra Energy, Natural Elements, Spirit Prescriptions

Have you had a dream that intrigued you lately? Did you record it anywhere?

I don’t analyze every dream I have, but when I have a similar theme two nights in a row, I tend to sit up and take notice. A few nights ago I dreamt I used a Sunstone to “listen” to what … Read more ›

Frigid Air / Dancing Energy

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Body Wisdom, Natural Elements, Spirit Prescriptions

As I was driving to an appointment the other morning, the exhaust danced out of the cars in all directions; and there was steam rising up out of the gutters on the side of the road. The circling, swirling steam was absolutely mesmerizing.

The cold, subzero temperatures give life to what normally goes by unseen. … Read more ›

Secret Santa

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Language & Literature, Natural Elements, Other, Spirit Prescriptions

My husband and I just held our 31st annual Christmas party. Our house is filled to the brim with decorations, leaning heavily upon Santa Claus. As my last blog mentioned, I’m a wee bit smitten with Santa.

Several years ago, an unknown guest left a Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus candle set in my … Read more ›

My Blue Santas

Posted on by Sandy Krzyzanowski in Language & Literature, Natural Elements, Spirit Prescriptions

Those that know me know that I’m a wee bit smitten with Santa Claus. I’ve been accused of being one of Santa’s elves—a treasured compliment to the nth degree! Santa has always made me smile and has never let me down. Perhaps that’s because my only request has been to please keep my belief in Read more ›