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Cloud 9 Yoga Exam

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How many chakras are there?
7
Muladhara
Coccyx
Swadisthana
Sacral
Manipura
Solar Plexus
Anahata
Heart
Vishuddha
Throat
Ajna
Third Eye / Brow
Sahasrara
Crown /Top of Head
Coccyx Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Red; Earth; LAM
Sacral Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Orange; Water; VAM
Solar Plexus Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Yellow; Fire; RAM
Heart Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Green/Pink; Air; YAM
Throat Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Blue; Ether; HAM
Third Eye Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Indigo; Mind; AUM
Crown Chakra Color; Element; Sound
Gold/White; Cosmic Lotus; Silence
What is a kriya?
breathing technique for purification
Who wrote the sutras?
Patanjali
How many yoga's are there?
Four
Name the 4 yogas:
Bhakti, Raja, Karma, Jnana
Bhakti yoga
yoga of devotion
Jnana yoga
yoga of wisdom
Karma yoga
yoga of Right Action / Service
Raja
yoga of the Self
1st Moving Principle
BREATHE: Let the breath move you
2nd Moving Principle
YIELD: Ground yourself into the Earth
3rd Moving Principle
RADIATE: Extend like a Starfish
4th Moving Principle
CENTER: Maintain spinal integrity
5th Moving Principle
SUPPORT: Foundation is wherever body touches Earth
6th Moving Principle
ALLIGN: Create sequential Flow-of-Energy through the body
7th Moving Principle
ENGAGE: Nurture Democracy within the body community
What is Ayureveda?
yogic Science of Life
What are the 3 Doshas?
Vata, Pitta, Kapha
Vata
Air + Ether
Pitta
Fire + Water
Kapha
Water + Earth
What are the 3 Gunas?
Sattva, Rajas, Tomas
What is a Guna?
tendencies, qualities
Rajas
activity, dynamism
Tomas
lethargy, destruction
Sattva
balance, order, purity
What is a Bandha?
internal energy lock
What are the 3 bandhas?
JalandharBandha, UddiyanBandha, MulaBandha
MulaBandha
Root Chakra Lock
UddiyanBandha
Abdominal Lock; Adho Mukha Svanasana
JalandharBandha
Chin Lock; Salamba Sarvangasana
Tribandha/Mahabandha
all 3 bandhas
What is a mudra?
sealing posture, symbolic gesture
What is a mantra?
chanting, syllables or sounds to invoke
aum bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ, tát savitúr váreṇyam, bhárgo devásya dhīmahi, dhíyo yó naḥ pracodáyāt
Gayatri Mantra
aum aim sarasvatyai namah
Mantra for Sarasvati