5 Simple Yoga Mantras Every Yogi Should Know

5 easy yoga mantras for beginners

Mantras and chants can seem intimidating at first, but they can add depth and focus to your practice. Here are 5 simple yoga mantras that are easy to learn…

If you’re new to yoga, you may not have encountered a mantra or a chant in yoga class just yet, but for many forms of yoga – including Tantra Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, and others, mantras can be a very important part of your practice.

Mantras can seem intimidating or awkward at first, but with practice, they can add depth and focus to your yoga experience. Personally, I now look forward to the mantras at the beginning and end of my Kundalini practice almost much as the actual postures! For me, I find that the familiar mantra almost instantly puts me into the inward-focused meditative state of mind that is so necessary for a fulfilling Kundalini practice.

If you feel shy about chanting a yoga mantra in front of a group of people in a live class, don’t worry – you’ll soon find your stress fading away as the rest of the class chants as one together! However, it can be helpful to familiarize yourself with common mantras that you may hear often in certain types of yoga classes.

Here are 5 simple yoga mantras you may want to learn – especially if you will be taking a Kundalini or Tantra yoga class (don’t worry – most of them are pretty easy – even for beginners!):

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