Episode 46

The Heart Chakra and Your Mind in a NON-FOOFOO Way


  • The fourth chakra (aka heart chakra) is called anahata in Sanskrit, pronounced anaahata
  • Tim is singing the Groove Is In The Heart by Deee Lite: https://youtu.be/etviGf1uWlg
  • Anaahata means unstruck, referring to the sound that our heart makes that we cannot hear. Deep isn’t it? :)
  • The keyword of the heart chakra is compassion for everyone and everything
  • An out of balance heart chakra causes resentment, apathy and calculated relationships
  • It is very hard to have a healthy heart chakra without a healthy root chakra
  • A person with a healthy heart chakra wants to make every one smile
  • A person with an out of balance heart chakra wants to be a troll
  • Unconditional love requires faith in something bigger than ourselves
  • The greek word filoxenia, being friend to a stranger denotes the concept of a really strong heart chakra
  • The Vedic system states that we are all connected through the Atman (higher power, macrocosmos) and the jivatman (individual soul, microcosmos)
  • Quantum physics refers to the concept that we are all connected as entanglement theory; Atman corresponds to the unified field of consciousness
  • Learn how to perform the Standing Heating Breath properly here: https://squareup.com/store/training-courses/item/teacher-training-the-standing-heating-breath?square_lead=item_embed
  • The Superman pose and the Superman Stance are great for strengthening the heart chakra
  • Standing or seated rows, pull-ups and pushups should be added to your daily routine
  • The color is green, the stones are emerald, peridot, green tourmaline
  • The bija mantra is yam (pronounced yum)
  • Ideal spices for the heart chakra: chamomile and holy basil
  • The planet is Venus and the day of the week, Friday


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- Vie Binga - a former mathematician and computer scientist is a lifestyle entrepreneur, outdoor adventurer, author and global teacher of Paleo Āyurveda™, Spartan Yoga™ and Spartan Mind Strength™ which include Meditation, Breathwork, Spartan Fitness™, and Power Yin™. She loves to biohack blending science and nature, to enhance physical and mental performance, sharing her findings with others.

She believes that high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution will always make an impact in people’s lives and the world.

When she is not teaching or writing, she can be found rock climbing, surfing, whitewater kayaking or scuba diving.

- Tim Ganley - a former law enforcement officer and SWAT Leader/Trainer is a lifestyle entrepreneur, outdoor adventurer, author and global teacher of Meditation, Breathwork, Spartan Fitness™, Power Yin™, and Conscious Business.

He loves experimenting with disciplines that lead to physical and mental strength and endurance.

He believes that if people learn about the state of flow and practice building their life around it, the world will be much happier.

When he is not teaching or designing new programs, he can be found doing the same shit Vie is doing.