7 Poses + Chants for Your Chakras

Take a vocal vinyasa: Chant an activating mantra followed by a calming syllable in each pose to stimulate and balance the chakras. You’ll improve your speaking skills and much more.

  • Seated Forward Bend

    Seated Forward Bend

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Communication, self-expression

    CHAKRA
    Throat

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): Ham
    Syllable (calming): ee (as in free)

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  • Sun Salutation

    Sun Salutation

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Creativity, pleasure

    CHAKRA
    Sacral

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): Vam
    Syllable (calming): oh (as in flow)

  • Bharadvaja's Twist

    Bharadvaja's Twist

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Personal power, self-esteem

    CHAKRA
    Solar plexus

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): Ram
    Syllable (calming): ah (as in father)

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  • Camel Pose

    Camel Pose

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Inner peace

    CHAKRA
    Heart

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): Yam
    Syllable (calming): eh (as in play)

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  • Warrior II Pose

    Warrior II Pose

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Survival, foundation

    CHAKRA
    Root

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): Lam
    Syllable (calming): oo (as in soothe)

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  • Tree Pose

    Tree Pose

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Intuition, imagination

    CHAKRA
    Third eye

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): Om
    Syllable (calming): mm (as in yum)

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  • Legs-up-the-Wall Pose

    Legs-up-the-Wall Pose

    TO ENHANCE YOUR...
    Inspiration, sense of connection

    CHAKRA
    Crown

    SOUNDS TO MAKE
    Mantra (activating): (silence)
    Syllable (calming): ng (as in sing)

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