When Anat asked me to write a piece about Chakra Meditation for The Fat Yogis newsletter, I jumped on the invitation with a YES in all caps. Anat and I have the same teachers: the Grilleys. We have studied with and assisted the Grilleys for many years now: functional anatomy and subtle energy, mantras, philosophy […]
Author: Joe Barnett
In 2018 Joe spent several months working closely with his teacher and friend, the founder of Yin Yoga, Paul Grilley on Grilley’s writing of A Yogi’s Guide to Chakra Meditation. Joe copy edited Grilley's brilliant and succinct explanation of Taoist, Tantric, Yoga and Chakra Theories and how they all weave together to offer a profound practice of internal exploration and spiritual progression. Joe had been studying and eventually assisting the Grilleys for nearly 20 years before this book project began. Engaging with the book’s teachings and techniques that were already so close to his heart, Joe found a a new relationship with his practice of not only Chakra Meditation but also his 20 year practice of Yin Yoga Asana and his 30 year practice of Dream Work. He now continues to follow the thread between the practices of Chakra Meditation, Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra in his classes, workshops and teacher trainings.