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Vishuddhi Chakra: Creative Expression & Clarity

Chakras: Back to Basics

The vishuddhi chakra, or throat center, governs the element of space and is home to our true voice. Vishuddhi means “pure” and represents the ability to speak and hear the truth freely and to be creative. Shari Friedrichsen explains what happens when we are out of balance in this area and offers us helpful tips to maintain a healthy fifth chakra. Tap into the creativity of your vishuddhi chakra and discover a life of spiritual upliftment!

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 5 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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