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7 Poses + Chants for Your Chakras

Chant an activating mantra followed by a calming syllable in each pose to stimulate and balance the chakras.

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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

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

TO ENHANCE YOUR…
Creativity, pleasure

CHAKRA
Sacral

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

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

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

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

Woman in Tree Pose in Field

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

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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