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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 Requirements

An open and curious mind is all that is required. This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Goals

To learn about the basic of chakras so that you may use this knowledge and continue further into the study of other new age areas.

Course Materials

All course materials are provided in this class. There is no need to buy additional resources. A suggested reading list is provided as well as links to free published sources.

Grading Policy

There are exams and assignments to help the student master the concepts discussed in the lessons. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.


This class does not qualify a student for credit in other universities or educational systems.

Learning Outcomes

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

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment - The Evolution of Yoga25
Lesson 1 Exam80
Lesson 2 Assignment - Effects25
Lesson 2 Exam85
Lesson 3 Assignment - The Hindu Trinity25
Lesson 3 Exam80
Lesson 4 Assignment - Understanding the New Age Movement25
Lesson 4 Exam75
Lesson 5 Assignment - Developing a Chakras Diet Plan25
Lesson 5 Exam85
Lesson 6 Assignment - Establishing Rituals25
Lesson 6 Exam70
Lesson 7 Assignment - Choosing a Yoga Style25
Lesson 7 Exam80
Lesson 8 Assignment - Discovering Meditation25
Lesson 8 Exam75
Lesson 9 Assignment - Evaluating Therapeutic Practices25
Lesson 9 Exam85
Lesson 10 Assignment - Minor Chakras25
Lesson 10 Exam80
Lesson 11 Assignment -25
Lesson 11 Exam75
The Final Exam275
Total Points:1420

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