Brooke Smokelin
December 4, 2019

The Heart Chakra

Sanskrit Name: Anahata (”unstruck”)
Element: Air
Color: Green
Number of Petals: 12
Verb: “I love”
Body Parts: Heart, lungs, arms, hands
Gland: Thymus
Consciousness: Love, compassion, kindness, service, acceptance, forgiveness, balance, bliss, giving & receiving, embracing & letting go

Bija Mantra

YAM (“yahm”)


I love who I am.

I listen to others without judgement.

Yoga Pose

Camel (Dynamic)

Camel (Dynamic)

From Child’s Pose take the hands behind the back and wrap the right hand around the left wrist.  The hands should rest on the sacrum and remain there throughout the movements.


Lift the upper body up so that you are on your knees, arms still linked behind you and hands resting on the sacrum, shoulders rolling back, heart opening, eyes looking straight ahead and chin parallel to the floor.


Lower the upper body back down to Child’s Pose, forehead to the floor.

*Repeat 10 times.
*As you continue the hips will open and be able to press forward from the knees while the shoulders open and move back from the hips.  
*Hands remain on the sacrum for low back support.

Heart Chakra Remedy

Heart Chakra Yoga is the right remedy for you at this time if you:

  • want to heal your heart and allow it to open again (and again)
  • want to feel the balance of embracing yourself and embracing others at the same time
  • want to give AND receive love
  • want to know and practice forgiveness and compassion for yourself and others
  • want to develop a sense of empathy
  • want to increase your lung capacity and your ability to breathe deeply
  • have asthma or respiratory ailments
  • have a weak heart, irregular heart rhythm, or poor circulation

Heart Chakra Recommendations & Resources:

All this informative content comes straight from my AMAZING Chakra Activation Deck AND from my (online OR in-person) Chakra Activation Workshops!

* You can purchase your Chakra Activation Deck here.

* You can rent my 2 hour Heart Chakra Activation Workshop here.

* You can check out my full Chakra Activation ONLINE CATALOG OF OFFERINGS here

(This is where you can "rent" classes and workshops and also access and subscribe to my various monthly membership programs.)

* Don't know where to start? Need some expert advice from a teacher with 25 years of experience? Sign up for a private Chakra Support Session with me here!

* You can join us at a Chakra Activation Immersion Weekend (or bring me to your studio to lead one!)

* Are you a yoga teacher that wants to teach Chakra Activation Yoga?   You can find out about my Chakra Activation Yoga Teacher Training here!

Shine on!

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