7 Chakras and Related Yoga Poses

25 Nov

 

ROOT CHAKRA POSTURES

This chakra located at the base of the spine is the force that keeps us connected to this Earth and is the base of our existence. It is associated with the feeling of groundedness. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Kegel

Wheel

Locust

Head to Knee

Relaxation

 

SACRAL CHAKRA POSTURES

This chakra located at the lower abdomen, about 2 inches below the navel and 2 inches in. It controls our connection and ability to accept others and new experiences. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Cobra

Triangle

Twist

Leg Lifts

Crocodile Variation

NAVEL TO SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA POSTURES

Manipura is related to the metabolic and digestive systems. Manipura is believed to correspond to Islets of Langerhans,which are groups of cells in the pancreas, as well as the outer adrenal glands and the adrenal cortex. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Cobra

Bow

Abs Strengthener

Leg Lifts

Crocodile Variation

HEART CHAKRA POSTURES

This Chakra is located at the center of the chest. This chakra is related to Love, Forgiveness and Compassion. It influences our ability to have self-control and self-acceptance. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Camel

Cobra

Fish

Sukh-Purvak

THROAT CHAKRA POSTURES

Situated on the level of the throat, the nerve plexus of the pharynx region. Deals with communication, creativity, learning to take responsibility for one’s own needs, confession, faith, truthfulness, self-knowledge, intuition, synthesis, expression. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Fish

Plough (together with Shoulder Stand)

Shoulder Stand

THIRD EYE

Related to mental abilities, concentration and inner wisdom. If your energies move into the “Agna” chakra, located between your eyebrows, you are intellectually enlightened. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Fish

Yoga Mudra

Shoulder Stand

Sukh-Purvak

Meditation

 

CROWN CHAKRA POSTURES

The seventh chakra is known as the crown chakra and is situated on the top of the head or crown area. This chakra is represented by the colours violet or white Sahasara mandala and is also symbolised by sacred spirits. Suggested Yoga poses to balance this chakra-

Fish

Yoga Mudra

Shoulder Stand

Sukh-Purvak

Meditation

Chanting

So start practicing yoga and focus on the chakra you need to get balanced.

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