Poses for the Chakras

The list below shows poses which will bring awareness to a specific chakra or energy center in your body.
You will find both the English and Sanskrit name of the asana.

Mooladhara chakra
Palm Tree Pose – Tadasana
Tip Toe Pose – Pada Angushthasana
Eagle Pose – Garudasana
Raised Hand To Big Toe Pose – Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
Hanumanasana – Split
Swaying Palmtree Pose – Tiryaka Tadasana

Swadhisthana chakra
One foot Pose or Warrior lll – Eka Padasana
Hand To Foot Pose – Padhastasana
Half Lotus Forward Bending – Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
Seated Forward Fold – Paschimottanasana
Cat Stretch Pose (cat&cow) – Marjariasana
Striking Cobra Pose – Shashank Bhujangasana
Tiger Pose – Vyaghrasana
Cobra – Bhujangasana
Sleeping Thunderbolt – Supta Vajrasana
Half Moon – Ardha Chandrasana
Camel – Ustrasana

Manipura chakra
One Foot Pose or Warrior lll – Eka Padasana
Triangle – Trikonasana
Bow Pose – Dhanurasana
Revolving Triangle – Parvritta Trikonasana
Vajrasana – Thunderbolt
Swaying Palmtree Pose – Tiryaka Tadasana
Wheel Pose – Chakrasana
Plough – Halasana
Fish – Matsyasana
Setu Asana – Bridge Pose (Upward Plank)
Universal spinal twist

Anahata chakra
Bow Pose – Dhanurasana
Fish – Matsyasana
Sleeping Thunderbolt – Supta Vajrasana
Cows Face Pose – Gomukhasana
Shoulder Pose – Kandharasana
Right Angle Pose – Samakonasana
Half Camel – Ardha Ushstrasana
Eka Pada Pranamasana – One legged Prayer Pose / Tree Pose
Hidden Lotus Pose – Gupta Padmasana

Vishuddhi Chakra
Bow Pose – Dhanurasana
Sleeping Thunderbolt – Supta Vajrasana
Shoulder Pose – Kandharasana
Half Locust – Ardha Shalabhasana
Locust Pose – Shalabhasana
Plough – Halasana
Half Camel – Ardha Ushstrasana
Camel – Ustrasana
Shoulder Stand – Sarvanghasana
Downward Facing Dog – Adho Mukha Svanasana
Roaring Lion Pose – Simhagarjanasana

Ajna chakra
Lord Shiva’s Pose – Natarajasana
Cows Face Pose – Gomukhasana
Roaring Lion Pose – Simhagarjanasana
Corpse – Savasana
Palm Tree Pose – Tadasana
Eka Pada Pranamasana – One legged Prayer Pose / Tree Pose

Sahasrara chakra
Headstand – Sirshasana
Crown-based Pose – Moordhasana

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