What are the Chakras?

The chakras are the seven main energy centers in the body that regulate and process the flow of life force energy in and around each of us. Each chakra is responsible for supplying energy to specific parts of the body, mind and emotions.

Life force energy is the non-physical, all pervasive energy that gives life to all living things. Life force energy is also known as Chi, Ki, Prana, Mana, or Holy Spirit. How freely and strongly life force energy is flowing through us impacts our well-being and all aspects of our lives. So when you have a chakra that is blocked up, and isn’t flowing energy well, or is leaking energy, it can leave you feeling tired, cranky and stuck, or worse, physically or mentally ill.

Chakras impact every aspect of our lives:

The Root Chakra is located at the base of our spine and is connected with our ability to survive, as well as our sense of stability and security in our lives. The health of this chakra greatly impacts our strength, stamina and adrenal function, as well as supplying energy to our bones and teeth.

The Sacral Chakra is located in our lower belly and impacts our sense of creativity, as well as the expression of our sexuality and our ability to experience pleasure. The health of this chakra influences anything to do with fertility, and supplies energy to our reproductive organs and the bladder.

The Solar Plexus Chakra is located in our upper abdomen and influences our self-esteem and our capacity to feel empowered. The health of this chakra greatly impacts our digestive health, as well as anything to do with the muscles of our body.

The Heart Chakra is located in the center our our chest, just above our heart. It is connected with our capacity to give and receive love, as well our our ability to feel compassion. The health of this chakra impacts the health of our heart and lungs, as well as the efficiency of our circulation.

The Throat Chakra is located right over our throat and influences all aspects of our communication, including anything to do with self-expression. The health of this chakra impacts the health of our throat, ears and mouth,in addition to our thyroid function.

The Third Eye Chakra is located in the middle of our forehead, just above our eyebrows. It is linked with our experience of intuition. The health of this chakra informs the health of our central nervous system, as well as our vision.

The Crown Chakra is located on the top of our head and is associated with our sense of spirituality and our experience of Divine connection. The health of this chakra influences our cerebral cortex, as well the health of our skin.

As you can see, our chakras impact and influence every part of our physical, mental, emotional health.

So chakra health is…health health.

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