The Chakras




The Law of Conservation of Energy states that "energy can neither be created nor destroyed; energy can only be transferred or change from one form to another".  The chakras are energy epicenters that each have their own vibrational frequency. Through meditation and healing, these epicenters can achieve harmonious balance in your life.

There are 7 Chakras within the body. Read below to briefly learn more about them :)

CROWN CHAKRA
Found at the top of the head, it is the highest chakra and is associated with Divine connectivity & the element of Thought. I've always been fiercely protective of my crown, whether it be my hair or just people touching my crown (both in childhood & adulthood). You should too. It's okay that everyone is not privileged to do so. It is the seventh chakra & is paired with the color Violet. The Higher Crown chakra is associated with the color White/Clear.

THIRD EYE CHAKRA
Located in the center of the brow, this chakra is associated with intuition, becoming aware of patterns/behaviors around you, & the element of Extra-Sensory Perception. It's like a heightened & more clear version of your "gut feelings". It is paired with the color Indigo and is the sixth chakra.

THROAT CHAKRA
This is the fifth chakra and is located at the throat level in the center of the neck. It serves as a passage of energy between the head & lover parts of the body. The Throat chakra deals with expression & communication. It is associated with the element of Sound. This chakra is most commonly represented by the color blue & is all about expressing your purpose, creativity, & truth. A blocked Throat chakra can cleave you feeling insecure or even timid. Contrarily, an overactive throat chakra can lead to verbal aggression, gossip, and lack of control over your speech. That's why it's imperative to have balance. 

HEART CHAKRA
Located directly above the heart, the fourth chakra, helps shape and responds to your capacity for love, compassion, & affection. It's represented by the color green & associated with the element of Air. Despite its pink hue, the healing stone Rose Quartz is also affiliated with the Heart chakra. An aligned Heart chakra can help you to draw boundaries in your emotional life; while a blocked or unbalanced Heart chakra often shows up as impatience or detachment from others. Additionally, it can show up physically in the form of high blood pressure. 

SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA
Also known as a "Personal Power", it is thought to be vital for self-esteem & determination. It is located at the top of the abdomen around the stomach area - think just below the center of the rib cage. It is the third chakra, associated with the color Yellow, & the element of Fire. A balanced Solar Plexus chakra will fortify your self-confidence and independence. You will know what is necessary for success. When this chakra is blocked, doubt & shakiness creeps in. Physical manifestations of a blockage in this chakra are digestive issues & memory problems.

SACRAL CHAKRA
This is the second chakra that is located in the lower abdomen pelvic area and is associated with change, sensuality, creativity, pleasure, & passion. Represented by the color orange & the element of Water, this chakra allows you to feel the fullness of change around & within you. This allows you to move forward and let unnecessary things go. Society has conditioned us to associate Passion quite often to the sexual side of ourselves. Passion within the Sacral chakra relates to an intense, driving, or overmastering feeling or conviction. Yes, part  of this chakra celebrates sexual pleasure, but the passionate aspect of it spills over into creativity & even change.

ROOT CHAKRA
This is the first chakra and is located at the base of the Spine. It is represented by the color Red & is associated with the element of Earth. The Root chakra is concerned with our connection to the earth & the fundamental needs for survival - shelter, sustenance, health of our physical body, & safety. It also carries our ancenstral memories. If this chakra is overstimulated, we may become too attached with material wealth & possessions.  It is important to balance this chakra first, as you cannot move onto the others until you feel safe & secure.