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Muladhara Chakra Practice (All Levels)

Learn how to gain access to the muladhara chakra, or the root center, in this asana class with Shari Friedrichsen. Located at the base of the spine, the muladhara chakra is associated with the earth element. Activating the muladhara grounds us, which helps us to cope more easily with life’s challenges. Focusing on specific asanas to increase strength, balance, sense of security, and health, this practice enhances the quality of stability while softening the grip of pain. Tap into the energetic richness of the root chakra and gain a solid foundation for a vibrant life.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 48 mins

About the Teacher

Shari Friedrichsen

Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for more than 40 years and is a key facilitator at the Himalayan Institute’s Teacher Training & Professional Certification programs, nationally and internationally. She is a faculty member of the 500-hour teacher training program at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, WA, and also conducts numerous classes, seminars, and trainings worldwide. Shari has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar. Shari's unique style integrates subtle and gross anatomical awareness with breath awareness to draw the student into the inner experience of yoga. Her approach uses yoga as a vital, powerful, and compassionate component in supporting the body and the psyche. Shari holds the following certifications—C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, and YACEP—and has presented over 60 videos on YogaInternational.com as well as being a frequent contributor to the Wisdom Library.

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