By practicing yoga poses for chakras, we can harness prana and bring healing and harmony within. Read on to discover what chakra yoga is, how it works, and how to practice classical Hatha Yoga poses for balance and holistic health.
Blocked chakras can affect your health, happiness and well-being. In this blog, we explore the importance of chakras and share a few cleansing and balancing techniques for mind-body harmony.
The Sanskrit word Sahasrara means ‘thousand’ or ‘infinite’. The Sahasrara Chakra is located at the top of the head and is also known as the Crown Chakra. Sahasrara is the final chakra that creates a strong connection with the supreme Self. The awakening of the Crown Chakra means a universal flow of energy and spiritual enlightenment. It is represented by pure white light or violet color.
The Third Eye Chakra is located between the eyebrows, at the center of your head. While the two physical eyes see the past and the present, the third eye reveals insight into the future. This chakra establishes a connection with the external world through inner vision. Focusing on the third eye motivates us to move beyond the worldly desire and distractions.When the Ajna Chakra is awakened, it increases consciousness and transcends to a higher realm.
The energy of the Vishuddha or Throat Chakra can prove to be your greatest strength if used effectively. The ease of communication in expressing emotions is a basic need. When our communication, with others and with ourselves flows, we experience more clarity and positivity of thoughts. When we have more clarity, our intention and actions are clear too and any toxic impurity holds less power over us.
In Sanskrit, Anahata means “unstruck” or “unbeaten”. This signifies an impartial and infinite love allowing a deeper understanding of self and others. It is located in the region of the heart, in the center of the chest. It invites a person to meditate on the different levels of relationship experiences with an open heart.
The Manipura Chakra, also called Solar Plexus Chakra, is located four fingers above the navel, where power and self-confidence manifest. Find out more about the characteristics and how to unblock and balance the Solar Plexus Chakra.
The Svadhishthana Chakra or Sacral Chakra symbolizes creative potential, the ability to harbor fulfilling relationships, as well as our sexual energy. Suppressing such vital energy or obsessing over negative thoughts and patterns cause blockages. This chakra releases a person from controlling behavior and fear of abandonment. Restoring balance to the Sacral Chakra creates an empowered and confident individual.
When the Muladhara Chakra is awakened and energy is flowing freely, it brings positivity in all aspects of our lives. A healthy and balanced Root Chakra creates a strong connection to our earthly instincts. It improves overall confidence and increases the sense of self-worth. Learn how to activate the Root Chakra in order to harness courage and perseverance during challenging times.
In this blog we aim to provide a comprehensive overview of the main seven energy centers (chakras). Chakras are the energy centers of the body. They are located in the astral body along the spine, starting at the base of the spine and running upwards to the crown of the head.
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