7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies

You may have read Sarah’s popular article on Mind Body Green – 7 Yoga Poses to Balance Your Chakras.
Now here’s 7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies to go along with those postures.
Even if you can’t take a week off and join us on a Costa Rica Yoga Retreat, you can create your own Urban Yoga Retreat at home.
Enjoy these 7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies in conjunction with a Chakra Meditation practice and the postures featured in the article and you’ll be cleansed, balanced and ready for any upcoming adventures or day to day life challenges.

Ardha Baddha Pamotatanasana

Muladhara – Red, Root Down!

Beet
Red Apple
Carrots – try various colors & shades.
Ginger

Try a pumpkin date smoothie with vanilla almond milk and nutmeg for a fall grounding effect!

Svadhisthahna – Orange, Rise Up!

Carrot
Orange – try Blood Oranges.
Grapefruit
Mango
Lemon
Add Chia, Hemp or Flax seeds to your juice to boost creativity.

Also check out our recipe for Papaya Cashew Smoothie

Manipura – Yellow, Fire Up!

Pineapple
Lemon
Ginger
Cilantro

Add Turmeric, Cayenne or Milk Thistle to help cleanse the liver.

Anahata – Green, Clean Up!

Kale or Spinach
Green Apple or Pear
Cucumber
Parsley
Lime
Kiwi – great for heart health.

Also try our Pineapple Spinach Smoothie – coming soon!

For the following, blend with coconut water, almond milk or even just plain water.

Vishudha – Blue, Speak Up!

Bluberries
Strawberries
Lemon – to clear the throat.

Ajna – Indigo, Visualize!

Raspberries
Red Grapes
Red Currants – great for eyesight.

Sahasrara – Purple, Wise Up!

Blackberries
Plums
Cherries
Black Currants – boosts brain power.

Note

Some ingredients are better for juicing than others.
As a general guideline – juice hard fruits and blend soft fruits.

Juice: Apples, beets, carrots, pears, cucumbers, ginger, oranges, lemons, limes.
Smoothies: Berries, mangos, bananas, pitted cherries, plums, nectarines, watermelon, grapes, leafy greens.
You can even make a juice first then use that juice to make a smoothie!
Check out some of our other favorites smoothies.

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