First introduced to the western world in the late 70s by Yogi Bhajan, Kundalini yoga is a combination of breath, movement, and sound. It derives from the Sanskrit word kundal, which translates to “coiled energy.” The idea is that we all have energy gathered at the base of our spine and, through the practice of Kundalini, we bring that energy up our spine through the seven chakras, and out the crown of our head.
The same level of attention dedicated to the body, now for the space. Everything surrounding that body.
Your room should be your sanctuary. You should adore everything inside it without anything unnecessary. Why have a cluttered desk? Productivity and inspiration comes with only the things you need. Your bed should be a place that you only sleep in, try avoiding it during the day. Make it worthy of the moment you slip between the sheets, like a treat at the end of the day, a dessert and the end of a meal. Light should be natural and mirror the time outside. Artwork should be the first thing you see when you wake up. Your clothes hanging neatly on hangers, candles burning and books stacked, both the ones you re-read obsessively and the ones you probably won’t ever get around to.
We communicate to one another the light our eyes know, the ground that sustains our postures, and the air and the warmth with which we speak. We face one another as condensations of earth, light, air, and warmth, and orient one another in the elemental in a primary communication” [. . .].