Third 3rd Chakra / Manipura Chakra / Solar Plexus Chakra – Lesson & Theme Plan

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we delve into philosophy, practical considerations and yoga teachings that relate to manipura chakra.


Become familiar with manipura (solar plexus) chakra from both a philosophical and practical perspective, and be prepared to offer yoga teachings to support the health of this chakra.


Translate the Sanskrit origins and provide other names for manipura chakra. Provide physical aspects and basic issues plus the color, imagery and element associated with the solar plexus chakra. Describe neutral and positive qualities, and signs of a weak, blocked or imbalanced manipura chakra. Provide practices, teachings and asana that may be supportive for this chakra.

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