Chakras with Ashley Turner
1 Season . 8 Episodes

This series with Ashley Turner introduces the chakra system in the body. Chakras are the 7 major energy centers that line the central channel or the spinal column of the body. Chakras are the areas of the body where we generate energy, process energy and emotion, and influence how we use that energy in our lives. Through this series, understand your chakras and learn how to open and balance each one using yoga, essential oils, breath, and mudra.

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Introduction To Chakras (Preview)

This series with Ashley Turner introduces the chakra system in the body. Chakras are the 7 major energy centers that line the central channel or the spinal column of the body. Chakras are the areas of the body where we generate energy, process energy and emotion, and influence how we use that energy in our lives. Through this series, understand your chakras and learn how to open and balance each one using yoga, essential oils, breath, and mudra.

Host: Ashley Turner
Episode 1
7 mins
Ashley Turner introduces the chakra system with this brief overview. There are seven additional videos to follow - each a yoga practice based on one of the seven chakras. Chakras are major energy centers in the body and mind. Learn to open and balance each one through this series of videos with Ashley Turner.
Episode 2
46 mins
Ashley Turner takes us through a series of grounding poses to tune into the rooted sensation of the first chakra. Ashley describes the benefits of the root chakra and practices to activate it. Muladhara chakra is located physiologically near the pelvic floor and is associated with feelings of security, trust, and our basic needs. After this practice, you will be able to walk off your mat confidently grounded, and ready to conquer your day.
Episode 3
45 mins
This involved and energized practice with Ashley Turner wakes up your sensual and emotional organs by focusing on your hips, pelvis and lower back. The second chakra is connected to your sexuality and creativity, and governs your physical experience of your identity. This practice is great for those who feel restricted in their movements, and who have a strong desire to open up to change and love.
Episode 4
35 mins
Ashley Turner takes us through the Third Chakra, Manipura, and it's affect on our life. This sequence will light up your core, open your third chakra, and bring extra juice to your willpower muscle and sense of control in life.
Episode 5
49 mins
This heart opening sequence with Ashley Turner works through poses meant to open the heart chakra, otherwise known as anahata. This fourth and primary chakra is the bridge between the lower body, or physical self, and the upper body, or the inner, intuitive, spiritual self. The heart chakra is the only chakra that has a horizontal axis, encompassing the arms, hands, and shoulders. Ashley offers ideas for elements, such as essential oils, that you can invoke to connect to your heart chakra, and begins with a meditation using the mantra "hu". These poses are designed to help you find peace and leave you open to trusting the world around you.
Episode 6
34 mins
This practice with Ashley Turner delves into the fifth chakra, Vishuddha, and it's effect on our creativity and self-expression. Ashley uses various poses and essential oils to open this chakra as well as our ability to authentically communicate and create in the world.
Episode 7
29 mins
Practice eye yoga, restorative poses, aromatherapy, and meditation to experience your sixth chakra, also known as your third eye. This class is part of a series that explores each chakra individually.
Episode 8
18 mins
Learn about the crown energy center (sahasrara chakra) with a 6-minute discussion and aromatherapy option with vetiver oil. Then stimulate the crown chakra by diving into a headstand (or headstand prep) for 25 breaths and rest in legs up the wall for a few minutes. Finish practice with a guided meditation, padma mudra (lotus hand gesture), and a closing om.