October 12, 2013

You Are My Sunshine: A Powerful Solar Plexus Playlist.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. ~ Anaïs Nin

The third chakra—the solar plexus—which is our featured chakra of the month, is all about energy, willpower and tapas, also known as self-disicipline to practice fiercely and consistently.

Warm up, rock some Sun Salutations and heat your core with these high-energy tunes!

1. You Are My Sunshine by The Soggy Bottom Boys

You make me happy when skies are gray.

2. You Are The Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder


3. Light My Fire by The Doors


4. Sun is Shining by Bob Marley

5. Heatwave by Martha and the Vandellas

6. Going the Distance by Cake


6. Sonny Feeling by Wilco

7. Fire by Jimi Hendrix

Let me stand next to your fire!

8. Hot Dog by Led Zeppelin


9. Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones

I can’t get no…

10. Everybody Loves the Sunshine by Seu Jorge and Almaz

11. Feelin’ Good by Nina Simone

12. The Unforgettable Fire by U2

Cool down with some seated or yin poses before relaxation.

13. Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles

14. Sunrise by Norah Jones

A sweet tune for savasana.


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Ed: Sara Crolick

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imagineannie Oct 12, 2013 8:23am

I do love your playlists – the last one is my constant companion……..

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