You Are My Sunshine: A Powerful Solar Plexus Playlist.

Via Michelle Margaret Fajkus
on Oct 11, 2013
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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


About Michelle Margaret Fajkus

Michelle Margaret is a Gemini yogini, writer, teacher and retreat leader who founded Yoga Freedom in 2002 in Austin, Texas. Her home since 2012 is Lake Atitlán, Guatemala where she lives in a tiny eco cabin with her Colombiano partner and their adorable daughter, dog and two gatos. Michelle has been writing this column for elephant journal since 2010 and has written some inspiring books, with more on the way. She leads yoga and mindfulness retreats and serves as the retreat managers for the stunningly beautiful Villa Sumaya on majestic Lago Atitlan. Her lineage is the very esoteric Yoga Schmoga, which incorporates hatha yoga asana, dharma (Buddhist) teachings, pranayama (breath work), yin yoga, mindfulness practices and meditation. Join Michelle on retreat in Guatemala!


2 Responses to “You Are My Sunshine: A Powerful Solar Plexus Playlist.”

  1. imagineannie says:

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

  2. yoga freedom says:

    Yay! That makes my morning, Annie!