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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.

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  • Lesson 1: Introduction and Fundamental Concepts

    This course provides a solid foundation for your study of the body's energy centers.
  • Lesson 2: The Seven Primary Chakras

    We are ready to begin our exploration of each individual chakra.
  • Lesson 3: Chakras and the Hindu Tradition

    The idea of chakras originated in the Hindu traditions of ancient India.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lesson 7: Chakras and Yoga

    The word yoga refers to a group of spiritual practices originating in India.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Course Title: Chakras 101
Course Number: 7550377
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Guidance/Counseling
CEU Value: 1.0 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
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

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, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1 Assignment - The Evolution of YogaAssignment25
Lesson 1 ExamExam80
Lesson 2 Assignment - EffectsAssignment25
Lesson 2 ExamExam85
Lesson 3 Assignment - The Hindu TrinityAssignment25
Lesson 3 ExamExam80
Lesson 4 Assignment - Understanding the New Age MovementAssignment25
Lesson 4 ExamExam75
Lesson 5 Assignment - Developing a Chakras Diet PlanAssignment25
Lesson 5 ExamExam85
Lesson 6 Assignment - Establishing RitualsAssignment25
Lesson 6 ExamExam70
Lesson 7 Assignment - Choosing a Yoga StyleAssignment25
Lesson 7 ExamExam80
Lesson 8 Assignment - Discovering MeditationAssignment25
Lesson 8 ExamExam75
Lesson 9 Assignment - Evaluating Therapeutic PracticesAssignment25
Lesson 9 ExamExam85
Lesson 10 Assignment - Minor ChakrasAssignment25
Lesson 10 ExamExam80
Lesson 11 Assignment -Assignment25
Lesson 11 ExamExam75
The Final ExamExam275
Total Points:1420

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