ROOT CHAKRA YOGA NIDRA

Any yoga nidra practice is going to be grounding for the root chakra, but this one I designed with specific imagery to balance the root chakra. It starts with a body scan and then guides you into a sacred tree visualization which is one of my favorite visualizations to get connected with the earth.

LENGTH: 20 MINUTES

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YOGA FOR THE ROOT CHAKRA

This class begins with supine poses and builds a stable and secure foundation before transitioning into more active, standing postures.

This class can be modified to be done in bed or in a chair. Keep an eye on your screen for the poses you aren't familiar with to find which variation of each pose is going to be best for you.

LENGTH: 40 minutes

BENEFITS: 
grounding, strength building, balances the root chakra

PROPS:
Two yoga blocks, yoga strap (optional)

POSES IN THIS SEQUENCE:

x savasana - corpse pose
x bananasana - supine side body stretch - aka banana pose
x knee hug/half happy baby
x supta jathara parivartonasana - supine twist
x cat/cow stretches
x adho mukha svanasana - downward dog
x tadasana - mountain pose
x vrksasana - tree pose 
x uttanasana - standing forward fold
x malasana - garland pose
x paschimottanasana - seated forward fold
x jathara parivartonasana - seated twist
x sukhasana - seated meditation

ROOT CHAKRA LECTURE

In this lecture we’ll be talking about the root chakra, Muladhara chakra. 

This chakra is all about physical security. If you’ve ever looked at Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, physiological needs are at the base of the pyramid. Having our physical needs met is always going to be the number one priority. We need to feel safe physically before we can think about branching out and pursuing other aspects of life. So the root chakra is really about creating this stable foundation in the physical. When this chakra is balanced, we feel safe and secure in our physical environment and in our physical bodies. We feel connected to the earth and connected to our bodies. And from that feeling of being rooted and connected, we can then feel powerful and confident enough to rise up.

LENGTH: 10 MINUTES

MENTIONED IN THIS LECTURE:

FOUR PART BREATH
REFRESHED EBOOK
EMPATH LECTURE - BOUNDARIES TO REDUCE FATIGUE