Solar Plexus Yoga Pose

Yoga Poses For the Solar Plexus Chakra

Last Updated:

Author: Lizzy

The solar plexus chakra, located in the abdomen just below the rib cage and above the sacral chakra, is the seat of your will power. Known as the Manipura, or “lustrous gem,” this energy center is associated with self-esteem and warrior energy. Governing the digestive system and metabolism, the third chakra, which is associated with the color yellow, also plays a pivotal role in the development of your transformative energy — essentially, the “umph” that propels you forward to take on life’s challenges. When the solar plexus chakra is open and balanced, you are in control of your life, namely your thoughts and emotions.

Basic Yoga Poses for the Solar Plexus Chakra

Yoga poses, when regularly practiced, are intended to benefit your overall being, from your physical to spiritual well-being and all points in between. Adopted from the Sanskrit word asanam, meaning “seated posture,” yoga poses for the solar plexus chakra help to clear blockages, but also promote the opening, healing and balancing of the third energy center.

Make every cell in your body awaken and rejoice!

Most of us have energetic blocks and imbalances as well as energy-sabotaging habits that prevent us from accessing our full vitality, which leads us to feel exhausted, scattered, dull… even ill.

The good news is that doesn’t have to continue! Bestselling author and world-renowned expert on chakras, Anodea Judith, will reveal the secret to optimizing your energy system, during a free virtual event hosted by The Shift Network: Supercharge Your Chakra Practice: How to Heal Your Energy Centers & Unleash the Full Power of Your Life Force.

We hope to “see” you there! It’s FREE to attend and you will receive a recording if you can’t listen live. >> SUPERCHARGE YOUR CHAKRAS NOW.


Looking for the right yoga position to kickstart solar plexus chakra healing? Begin with repetitions of Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) to build core strength and fan the yellow warmth of energy in the third chakra. Once you begin to feel the fire in your belly, consider incorporating standing, balance, and twisted postures to benefit the solar plexus chakra, including:

  • Full Boat Pose (Paripurna Navasana) — Good for stimulating the kidneys and intestines, this seated position helps open and balance the third chakra.
  • Firefly Pose (Tittibhasana) — This advanced arm balance asana strengthens your arms while toning your core to activate and balance the solar plexus energy center.
  • Bharadvaja’s Twist (Bharadvajasana I) — This twisted, seated posture stretches and strengthens the spine and shoulders while energizing the abdominal region to open and activate the third chakra.
  • Warrior 1 and 2 (Virabhadrasana I and Virabhadrasana II) — Both standing asanas stretch and strengthen the arms, legs and core while activating and balancing the third chakra.

Solar Plexus Yoga Pose

Yoga for One, Yoga for All

Choosing to make yoga a part of your daily routine is beneficial for body, mind, and soul. Not only do you achieve greater flexibility, strength, and stamina, but your chakra system overall gets a boost. Individual yoga postures, or asanas, are designed to target certain areas of the body, but remember when you target one energy center, all energy centers benefit.

Author:

Do you want to have more success and joy in your life? The best way to do this is by learning more about your name through numerology. It is a 4,000 year-old science that can help you learn the meaning of your name, because your name was no accident! All it takes is your name and date of birth, click here to get your free personalized numerology reading.

Shop Chakras Products

7 Chakras Healing Bracelet

$14.95

7 Chakras Braided Bracelet

$12.89

Colorful Rainbow Chakra Throw

$24.95

Want Healthier and Happier Chakras?

When properly balanced each of your 7 Chakras work together to create an optimal life. If you are like most of us your energetic ecosystem could use some help. Take this 2-minute chakra test to know which of your chakras may be the weakest.

Take The Chakra Test Now

Related Articles

Open Solar Plexus Chakra

How To Open Your Solar Plexus Chakra

How To Open Your Solar Plexus Chakra The solar plexus ...
Read More
Solar Plexus Yoga Pose

Yoga Poses For the Solar Plexus Chakra

Yoga Poses For the Solar Plexus Chakra The solar plexus ...
Read More
Overactive Solar Plexus Chakra

Overactive Solar Plexus Chakra

Overactive Solar Plexus Chakra The solar plexus chakra, also known ...
Read More
Solar Plexus Chakra Bloackage

Solar Plexus Blockage

Solar Plexus Blockage A blockage in the third chakra, also ...
Read More