Step 12 brings awareness to the stream of energy that moves along the spine connecting the energy centers to higher levels of consciousness. Body and ground are now a part of our meditation training, providing the stability necessary to focus on some of the inner energy sciences of The Practice of Living Awareness. The mind, the body, and the subtle energy systems have been incrementally prepared for the last few steps of the practice.
The central channel is core within. It energetically connects the above to the below, and vice versa. Your backbone and spinal cord exist because of the central channel… they are the dense in-form manifestations of this avenue of alignment with the higher-self, soul, and beyond.