Chakra Five Flow

Fiji McAlpine
Instructor Fiji McAlpine
Average: 4.8 (55 votes)
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Fiji's class that she dedicates to the Vishuddha chakra, or the throat chakra, is a moderate intermediate class with an accessible flow for most intermediate students. You'll feel your body getting charged with a power yoga class that stretches the body in a variety of ways, then Fiji cools you down with inversions (shoulder stand and plough), followed by fish pose, a lovely chant and savasana. The fifth chakra is associated with the color blue and the element is akasha (ether).

Equipment: None
Style: Power Yoga


catoptromance 3 weeks ago

I loved this class! I came upon it because of the Get Strong! Whole Body challenge but I will definitely go back and do the full series. Slow-paced but challenging, especially if you are in the full expression of each pose. I had never done fish pose this way before and I did feel a sense of release from my throat chakra afterwards. Great practice for letting go of any swallowed or suppressed words. I only wish it had been longer!

amisenpace 9 months ago

This was a nice gentle class. It did feel more like a lesson than a yoga class. Though it is not my personal preference, I did still enjoy the message. I would have appreciated some additional coaching to get into fish pose. I found it difficult to keep my arms straight and the crown of my head felt like it was an in awkward position. Maybe there is a class that specifically helps with achieving that pose. This is an intermediate class and I don't believe the goal is to do this. Overall a very calming, gentle class and I still took something away from it. Thank you from the States :)

karen77ca 9 months ago

Came across this class in the 21 day full body challenge. This was a nice gentle class however, not for me. I'm not a believer in Chakras and found this to be more of a lesson (too much talking) than a yoga class. I love Fiji and all her passion but this series is not my fav, and that's just fine! We can't all be the same.

Fiji McAlpine 9 months ago

Hi Karen, Thank you for being honest and open enough to trying the class. This class is part of the a 7 day chakra series that I created for those who are interested in exploring this aspect of yoga. As you said we are not all the same and I knew that the series and classes in it would not be for everyone.

Wendywhich 9 months ago

This is a great practice, thank you, and I wish there was time to hold the postures a bit longer. It felt a bit rushed. I think chanting mantra's are wonderful, but unfortunately there wasn't a long enough pause to allow for a response after the call. I mention this in case you make similar videos. Please, allow more time.

cheaps 11 months ago

Where can I find the written words for the closing mantra . I find it easier to learn if I can see the words.

Fiji McAlpine 9 months ago

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra Lyrics in English
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe

Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam

Urvarukamiva Bandhanan

Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat

Irishlove 1 year ago

As a survivor of childhood abuse I can say that my chakras become unbalanced in a way that is very tricky to identify. This class is an integral part in the process of lifelong healing. Thank you, Fiji. Namaste from Ireland.

hazab 1 year ago

I know that's not quite what this class is intended for, but it actually helped ward off my oncoming sinus headache (which I don't manage to do very often). Thank you, Fiji!