Root Chakra Poses
The best root chakra yoga poses are those that encourage your connection with earth, those that keep you rooted and grounded.
Sacral Chakra Poses
The best sacral chakra yoga poses are those that work with movement in the hips and lower abdomen. Your second chakra is associated with the element of water and therefore sacral chakra yoga poses are fluid like water.
The best solar plexus chakra yoga poses are those that strengthen your core and help you to feel more powerful and confident. The solar plexus chakra is the key to a healthy self-esteem and personal empowerment. Warrior poses I & II are the most powerful Solar Plexus poses.
Heart Chakra Poses
Your heart chakra is your point of balance. Balance between the body and mind, balance between Heaven and Earth. The heart chakra sits right in between the three lower chakras and the three upper chakras. It is at the heart chakra where the energies or lower and upper chakras must achieve balance. One of the ways to do this is with heart chakra yoga poses. The following poses open and balance the heart chakra:
Throat Chakra Poses
Vocally toning your throat chakra is an incredibly powerful balancing tool. And physically opening the front and the back of the throat chakra is important as well. The following poses help open and balance your throat chakra:
Brow Chakra Poses
The purpose of this pose is observation. It is by observing thoughts and not engaging with them further that we can be released from the grip of these thoughts. With this pose, you are cultivating "witness" consciousness or being the "detached observer". You do not engage with your thoughts, you simply allow them to pass by as if you were watching clouds drift away on a sunny day.
Crown Chakra Poses
Crown chakra yoga poses bring calmness, balance, and opens your Crown chakra. You can connect with the earth in a Corpse pose or venture into an advanced yoga pose - the Headstand