Muladhara Chakra or Root Chakra
Color : Red
Location: Base of the spine, a little beyond the tip of the coccyx (including the legs)
Element: Earth and is associated with the solid body parts such as bones and teeth
Uses: Helps to connect to the physical world and relates to the earth, to being grounded, alignment, safety, security, and ambition.
Affirmations: "I have" ; "I own" & "I deserve to have"
Svadhisthana Chakra or Sacral Chakra
Color: Orange Location: pelvic bowl
Element: Water and associated with the reproductive organs, the bladder(and kidneys), colon, and the sacrum. Also includes all the fluids of the body.
Uses: Controls your passions, your sexual needs and the fulfillment of your desires, but it is the center of your creation. (life, as well as, art, music, and poetry)
Affirmation: "I feel"
Asana: Extended side angle
Manipura Chakra or Solar Plexus Chakra
Location: Upper abdomen
Uses: controls our will and personal power. It brings us our strength and our will to succeed, achieve, and survive. It is related to our stomach organs, liver, pancreas, and upper intestines.
Affirmations: "I act" & "I do"
Asansa: Side plank
Anahata Chakra or Heart Chakra
Color: Green or pink
Location: Heart area and center of the chest
Uses: compassion and unconditional love. On a physical level it controls the heart and circulation in the lungs. It also affects our emotions and feelings and how we express them toward ourselves and others.
Affirmations: "I love" or "I balance"
Asana: Upward facing dog
Vishudda Charka or Throat Chakra
Location: Resides in the area of the neck and throat
Uses: On a physical level this chakra governs the throat, thyroid, mouth, teeth, tongue, and jaw. It focuses on self-expression, communication, telling the truth, and is the center of abundance.
Affirmations: "I speak" & " I express myself"
Asana: Downward facing dog
Ajna Chakra or Third Eye Chakra
Location: On the forehead between the eyebrows
Uses: On a physical level, this chakra governs the pituitary glands, the skull, eyes, brain, and nervous system. It also governs our senses. On an emotional level it governs knowledge, intuition, wisdom, and clairvoyance.
Affirmation: "I see" & "I intuit"
Asana: Childs pose
Sahasrara Chakra or Crown Chakra
Color: White Light
Location: top or crown of the head Uses: on physical level, this chakra controls the pineal gland, spinal cord, brain, and nerves. On a spiritual level, this chakra is our connection to the divine Universal Energy. It relates to thought, wisdom, and unity. Symbolically, there are a thousand rays of light emanating upward and outward from this chakra and often depicts images of enlightened beings. One experiences duality merging into oneness with the universal life force and energy. There is only oneness and no longer separation between "I" as a separate self.
Affirmation: ;"I know" & "All is One"
Asana: Rabbit (or rolling on crown of the head)
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