Brooke Smokelin
December 7, 2019

The Root Chakra

Sanskrit Name: Muladhara (”root”, “essence”, “foundation”)
Element: Earth
Color: Red
Number of Petals: 4
Verb: “I have”
Body Parts: Legs, Bones, Large Intestines, Perineum
Gland: Adrenal
Consciousness: The body as foundation, the beginning, survival, grounding, solidity, embodiment, security

Bija Mantra

LAM (“lahm”)


I belong here.
I am at home in my body.

Yoga Pose

Seated Forward Bend /PASCHIMOTTANASANA (Dynamic)

Seated Forward Bend /PASCHIMOTTANASANA (Dynamic)

From Static Seated Forward Bend (Paschimottanasana) allow the body to move with the breath:


The elbows and wrists straighten and lengthen, the top of the head rises toward the ceiling, the eyes, face, heart, and navel draw toward the tops of the feet, and the bones of the legs sink into the floor.


The elbows and wrists soften and sink toward the floor, the shoulder blades separate, the face drops towards the knees and the top of the head lengthens toward the tops of the feet. Relax the face and the tongue inside the mouth.

*Repeat 5-10 times with long deep breathing.

Root Chakra Remedy

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

  • have a sense of disconnect from your body and/or you can’t seem to slow down
  • have a sense of disconnect from the Earth or people and feel as if you are “hovering “ above your life and your body
  • have difficulty manifesting and materializing your life as you dream it to be
  • have a chronic lack of financial or physical resources
  • feel attacked, unsafe, or “on the run” in some way
  • have “issues” with your bones, legs. knees, feet, or adrenal glands
  • are constipated and have trouble “letting go”

Root 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 Root 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!

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