Ignite your fire element with these yoga moves.
Are you feeling sluggish or unmotivated? Or maybe you’ve noticed that you’re less confident than usual or second-guessing yourself more often lately? These could be signs that you need to get your fire element tuned up! By reactivating your fire element, you will be able to dig yourself out of that lazy rut and find more drive to reach your goals and do the things you want to to each day.
You can utilize certain yoga poses to ignite that fire within yourself. Explore the fire element through your physical practice by incorporating more of the below poses into your daily yoga routine.
By Katie Van Horn
1. Utkatasana (Chair Pose)
Fire up your quads as you breathe into this standing posture. Great to build heat and transition between different balancing poses, Chair Pose will have you burning up in no time!
2. Navasana (Boat Pose)
Time to work the core! Concentrating on the Solar Plexus Chakra, Navasana will have you feeling energized and confident quickly so your fire element will be burning strong!
3. Forearm Plank
This pose (and all variations like Side Plank) make me feel strong AF. Powerful and steady, Plank works every inch of your body, and challenges you to remain focused on the breath.
4. Parivrtta Anjaneyasana (Revolved Crescent Lunge)
Yogis will often resist twists and binds because they’re both mentally and physically challenging. But this pose is perfect for stoking your internal fire! Breathe into its strength, bring softness to your face, and acknowledge your body’s capabilities in this posture as you balance, twist, and activate your core.
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