Its that time again!!!
April 21st we celebrate our 3 year anniversary with another level to our movement… ” I AM MOVING ART ” .
Everything has an art form and that art starts with you. Here at MovingArtExperience we are taking the time to recognize the ART that you are with a phrase..an affirmation, a mantra, a movement that acknowledges the greatness in you… ” I AM MOVING ART “
At times can get lost in translation. What happens once it is no longer upheld? We make choices or agreements with ourselves that can determine how life unfolds after that point. I’ve learned it’s better to walk away from an agreement if it doesn’t feel right or becomes exhausting. The quicker you can assess a situation the less energy you will expend walking to find middle ground that may or may not exist. It will feel better knowing you did not compromise what you offer. Even with all that said …. I thought there was a mutual agreement to never use these photos but a choice was made.
The measurement of value. This one is interesting from a creative perspective because value can often be governed by opinion. If you offer what no one else can or will then your value/demand will increase. The opposite is true. Set yourself apart and know why and who your valuable to. Ask yourself “How much would I pay me” and be real. I often see people asking for prices I know I wouldn’t pay them for but that’s my opinion, another person may find value in it. Stay consistent, hold yourself to a high standard and remind the free-spirits being creative is also work that should be valued as such.
Every perspective isn’t created equal. The lens you see the world through is crafted by your experiences in life. Observe what your thoughts are when you look at someone for the first time. Notice where your eyes like to look. I think it’s a good way to see where your mind is at in the moment. Dreams teach through vision, how many lessons are you learning each day/night? Ever view anything that seemed outside of this reality, foreign to human existence? Abandoned planets made in gold and ink colored creatures that will attack if you violate. Beautiful landscapes that would bring tears to your eyes. How do you push the limits of your visual abilities? Everything you experience effects how you see the world and will show once you press that button. Stay focused
Full documentary about the Second Buddha (Guru Rinpoche/ Padmasambhava), mystical practices like oracles (channeling spirits) & rainbow body (when the physical body dissolves into light), & travelling. By Hideto Edward Uno (Edward Yin).
I stumbled upon a website that list different issues you may be dealing with and a yoga pose that may be able to help. This is a quick guide and I think it is helpful but would recommend looking further into each pose for specific details. I typically go to some of these postures when I feel it is necessary. To read the full list check out Holistic Online
|Ageing, To Delay
||Full practice, mental and physical, with special emphasis on Headstand; Half-shoulderstand; Shoulderstand.
All swinging-downward exercises and Slow Movements; Raised Poses.
All breathing cycles; Recharging of Vital Energy; Uddiyana; Nauli; Savasana; Yoga-mudra.
Mental Exercises: Mind Mirror; Releasing of Inner Light; Concentration on Love and Devotion.
||Headstand; Inverted Poses; Vajroli mudra.
|Arms, To Firm
Head of a Cow Pose.
||All asanas and exercises possible.
||All abdominal breathing.
Pose of a Frog; Pose of a Fish; Savasana.
|Backache, From Displaced Organs
||Headstand; Inverted Poses; Aswini mudra.
|Backache, From Weak Muscles
||Back exercises; Plough; Cobra.
|Backache, From Menstruation
||Spinal Twist; Fish; Locust; Camel; Headstand.
Breathing away pain; Sending prana to spine.
|Bust, To Firm
||Cobra; Camel; Bust exercises.
|Chin, To Prevent Double And Firm Underneath
||Pose of a Camel; Supine Pelvic; Face exercises; Pose of a Lion.
||All breathing cycles, specially Blacksmith’s Bellows; Headstand; Shoulderstand; Vital Energy charging.
|Concentration, To Improve
||Headstand; Half-shoulderstand; Lotus Pose; Balancing Poses; Yoga-mudra; Concentration exercises.
|Confidence, Loss Of
||Headstand; Raised Poses; Cobra; Spinal Twist; Lotus Pose; Balancing Poses; Vajroli mudra; Angular Pose; Mental exercises.
||Uddiyana; Nauli; Head-to-knee; Plough; Fish; Cobra; Savasana; Locust; Inverted Poses; Yoga-mudra; Aswinimudra; Vajroli-mudra.
||General practice, especially Savasana; Headstand and all inverted poses; Cobra; Vajroli-mudra; Locust; Spinal Twist; Breathing cycles; Mental exercises; Also diet control.
Pose of a Camel; Headstand; Inverted Poses.
|Energy, Vital -Loss Of
||Headstand; Shoulderstand; Savasana; Vajroli-mudra; Breathing cycles; Recharging cycles; Energy-charging cycles; Circulating Life Force.
|Facial Muscles, Sagging
||Inverted Poses; Headstand; Facial exercises.
Head of a Cow; Yoga-mudra.
||Pose of a Hero; Lotus Pose; Headstand; Shoulderstand; Vajroli-mudra; Spinal Twist; Cobra; Meditation; Mental exercises, specially on Fear.
||Inverted poses; Feet exercises.
||Knee-to-stomach Pose; Digestive cycles; Breathing cycles.
||Breathing cycles; Savasana; Lotus Pose; All mental exercises.
||Dangerous Pose, and transmuting of energies.
||Inverted poses; Aswini-mudra; walking on buttocks; Massage.
||Headstand; Half-shoulderstand; All forward swinging exercises; Yoga-mudra.
||Savasana; Breathing cycles for slowing down breath and heart.
Mental exercises; Pose of a Frog; Pose of a Child; Diamond Pose.
Lotus Pose; Fish Pose; in some cases, with doctors permission, Headstand.
Rare photos buried deep and found by Bikram Yoga NYC feature singer Freda Payne in the September 1975 issue of Ebony magazine
When you aren’t singing and performing, what is Freda Payne up to? What are your leisure activities?
“I go to Equinox and workout, but I mainly take the yoga classes. I started doing yoga 34 years ago with Bikram Choudhury. I started out doing Hot Yoga for years and then I discovered 6 years ago that I could no longer take the heat anymore. That was when I started taking yoga at Equinox. Yoga relaxes you, takes the stress out of your body and balances you out. I also like going to the movies when there’s a good movie to see and sometimes I play a little bit of tennis.”
A friend shared with me a while back that they were sexually frustrated. I asked why do you have sex, their answer was manifesting with orgasmic energy and feeling that connection. I feel everyone has their own preference of pleasure. Two people can have totally different objectives but still find mutual pleasure. As she expressed her desires sexually all I could think of in my mind was … our connection doesn’t feel like what she is expressing. To be blunt It felt more like fucking. Physical based pleasure, grabbing pulling and ultimately ejaculating etc….like porn. There is much to learn about how a person expresses themselves during intimacy but that’s another article in itself. Don’t get me wrong our connection has its deeper moments of being in sync with breathing and discussing new sensations but for the most part it didn’t feel like the intense energy exchange I’ve shared with previous partners. The frequency is also different I noticed the amount of sex had during fucking was a lot more. It’s like eating meals that don’t fill you up, you must keep eating and eating and eating in comparision to tantric sex I felt more than satisfied and it feels like the connection last longer.
To me there is a thick line between practicing tantric sex and just fucking. Energy work in general requires discipline and fucking requires genitals that function. The question was returned to me, What is my “reason” for sexual desire … I answered ” It is to learn more about energy and apply what I learn when I practice specifics method of circulating energy.” To me sex/intimacy with someone is an extension of a connection you should first have with yourself. If it feels like the path to an orgasmic manifestation can only happen with someone other than yourself then it could cause frustration when that person(s) isn’t available.Was this always my mindset no… but things change and you learn more in life. When it comes to doing energy work in combination with sex, I say the work starts with yourself first.
The more you and your partner know of chi, prana, reiki, kundalini etc through experience the better. This makes progress easier in learning with each other. I noticed a few differences I think would be good to share so you can determine if your tapping into the power source of sexual energy or just fucking. During tantric/energetic sex vulnerabilities tends to surface. In tantric sessions emotions are much more intense. These emotions can run the gamut from hysterical laughing, crying, confusion, release, bliss plus so much more. Letting all that out may not be what you intended but when it happens your in a very vulnerable place emotionally. “Fucking” didn’t bring up those past traumatic wounds that may be deep within.. well at least it never did when I was simply aiming to reach ejac/orgasm.
The recharge, I noticed feeling more energetic after having a tantric session. I could run a few miles, type up an article, do a photoshoot then another tantric session. Just fucking leaves me drained of energy and I just want to sleep after or eat to replace what I just lost. To compare it with fitness fucking is like sprinting quickly to the finish line (ejaculation) and tantric is more like a paced jog around the track for however long you would like to run. I understand some people love that big burst of energy so it all comes down to preference at the end of the day. Last point to make, in fucking, orgasm and ejaculation seemed all the same. Through practicing yoga and meditation I learned how to experience orgasm without ejaculating. Not only is it possible but you can redirect the orgasm to wherever you focus on in your body. You don’t need to have sex to feel an orgasm or manifest! sex definitely helps bring up your energy quicker but remember breathing is the key.
The more you and your partner know & experience about chi, prana, reiki, kundalini etc the easier it is to make progress in learning with each other. If your with someone that isn’t familiar with deeper aspects of connection via intimacy teach them how to breathe and become more familiar with themselves first. I’m always learning more and Mantak Chia books are good, i’ve found that practice and observation during meditation can teach you equally as much about the flow of energy.
Leave a comment and share your experience and keep learning. – Focus
Interview with Jill Minard of Yoga House Houston in St Lucia