Online Class: Chakras 101

Learn about the basics of chakras so that you may use this knowledge to better understnad the mind-body connection.

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Course Description

Just what is a chakra? You may have heard the term in a yoga class or seen a chakra massage on your local spa's menu of services, but where did the idea of chakras originate and what associations can be found between chakras and our feelings of health and well-being? What is the connection between chakras and spirituality? How can understanding chakras help to illuminate alternative ways of remedying stress and ailments, and how are chakras integrated into other fields of study?

In Chakras For Beginners, you will learn the answers to all of the questions above, as well as information on a variety of related topics including:
  • Color and Light Therapy
  • Crystal Therapy
  • Meditation
  • Auras
  • Hinduism
  • Tantric Sex
  • Serpent Power
  • Foods To Nurture Your Energy Centers
  • Homeopathy
  • Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

This course will address all of the questions above in 11 easy to follow lessons, and also provide additional resources for continued study. The lessons will be designed for anyone interested in health and vitality, meditation or religious study. All of these aspects will be incorporated into the class, and review questions will be provided to ensure comprehension of the most important points.

Course Motivation

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.6 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(3,261 votes)

Lesson 1: Introduction and Fundamental Concepts

This course provides a solid foundation for your study of the body's energy centers. 105 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Chakras Background; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment - The Evolution of Yoga
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: The Seven Primary Chakras

We are ready to begin our exploration of each individual chakra. Additional lesson topics: 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment - Effects
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Chakras and the Hindu Tradition

The idea of chakras originated in the Hindu traditions of ancient India. 105 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment - The Hindu Trinity
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Western Philosophers and the New Age Movement

This lesson will familiarize you with the authors and philosophers most influential in bringing chakra theory to western society. 100 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment - Understanding the New Age Movement
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Chakras and Health

Much of western society's interest in the Chakra system stems from a desire to enhance their health and well-being, and this is reflected in the multitude of materials available on the subject. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Your Health
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment - Developing a Chakras Diet Plan
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: The Chakra System and Sexuality

The Svadhisthana, or sacral chakra, is the energy center most connected with our sexuality. In this lesson we'll explore the Sacral chakra in greater depth. 95 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment - Establishing Rituals
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Chakras and Yoga

The word yoga refers to a group of spiritual practices originating in India. Additional lesson topics: A Short History of Yoga; Chakras and Yoga 105 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Why yoga?; Yoga
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment - Choosing a Yoga Style
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Chakras, Meditation and Higher Consciousness

Meditation is considered a key component of the yogic tradition, and is essential to chakra balancing and the journey toward higher consciousness. 100 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment - Discovering Meditation
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Other Therapeutic Practices for the Chakras

This lesson will introduce you to a number of practices of various origins thought to assist in chakra balancing. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment - Evaluating Therapeutic Practices
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Minor Chakras

Most chakra theorists agree on the existence of minor, or secondary chakras that, like the major chakras, receive and discharge energy to the keep the psycho-spiritual and physical bodies in alignment. 105 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment - Minor Chakras
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Gurus, Retreats and Pilgrimages

Those interested in immersing themselves in the study of chakras and tantricism have a wealth of options open to them. Additional lesson topics: How to Find a Guru 375 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Retreats and Pilgrimages; video presentations; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Class Comments; Course Comments
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment -
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize the seven primary chakras.
  • Summarize chakras and the Hindu tradition.
  • Describe Western Philosophers understanding of chakras.
  • Summarize chakras healing power.
  • Summarize the benefits of chakras in sexuality.
  • Describe how chakras can be used in Yoga.
  • Describe the processes involved in chakra meditation.
  • Summarize the minor chakras.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Chakras 101
Course Number: 7550377
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (3,261 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: May 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.4 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dave Scarbrough
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $95.00 U.S. dollars

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