All about Chakras

CHAKRAS ARE BELIEVED TO BE THE MAIN ENERGY CENTERS OF THE BODY.THERE ARE SEVEN MAIN CHAKRAS THAT MOST PEOPLE ARE FAMILIAR WITH  

 

The Root Chakra (Muladhara):

Located at the bottom of your spine (where your tailbone is located). It is associated with the color Red & the element of Earth. The Root Chakra deals with your foundation & how grounded you are in life. It is also associated with family ties.

The Sacral Chakra (Svadhishthana):

Located in the middle of the abdomen just below the the naval. It is associated with the color Orange and the element of Water. The Sacral Chakra deals with your creative energy as well as your sexuality. It is considered the womb where all things are birthed.

The Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura):

Located at the top of your abdomen. It is associated with the color Yellow and the element of Fire.  The Solar Plexus Chakra is often associated with self- love and your self-esteem.

The Heart Chakra (Anahata):

Located directly above the heart. It is associated with the color Green and the element of Air. The Heart Chakra deals with your capacity for love and compassion in all forms. It is the bridge between the mind, body & spirit.

The Throat Chakra (Vishuddha):

Located in the middle of the throat. It is associated with the color Blue and the element of Ether. The Throat Chakra deals with communication and your self-expression. It is associated with speaking the truth.

The Third Eye Chakra (Ajna):

Located near the center of the brow. It is associated with the color Indigo and the element of Extra-Sensory Perception. The Third Eye Chakra deals with your intuition and your connection to the universe.   It deals with your ability to see the world from a "Birds Eye View".

The Crown Chakra (Sahasrara):

Located at the top of the head. It is associated with the color Violet & the element of Thought.  The Crown Chakra is the highest Chakra and is essential to creating a fulfilled life.

IT IS BELIEVED THAT KEEPING THESE ENERGY FIELDS UNBLOCKED WILL HELP MAINTAIN A HEALTHY BALANCE IN MIND, BODY & SPIRIT

 

YOGA POSES FOR EACH CHAKRA