First 1st Chakra / Muladhara Chakra / Root 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 muladhara chakra.


Become familiar with muladhara (root) 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 muladhara chakra. Provide physical aspects and basic issues plus the color, imagery and element associated with the root chakra. Describe neutral and positive qualities, and signs of a weak, blocked or imbalanced muladhara chakra. Provide practices, teachings and asana that may be supportive for this chakra.

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