The Root Chakra 

The Root Chakra is located at the base of your spine, and extending in a funnel shape down toward the Earth. It is your base energy center, connecting you to the physical world.

Ways to support your Root Chakra are by eating root vegetables (if they are healthy to be in your diet), drink barley tea, take probiotics (live are best), and take a slow meander outside, preferably barefoot in the grass if possible! To connect to your Root Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant red color at the base of your spine, right around the perineum. You might even extend your Root Chakra into the Earth and connect to the center of our Home.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Root Chakra are feeling spacey or out of it, not grounded, not present, in anxiety or fearful of the future, not trusting that you will receive what you need when you need it.

The Sacral Chakra is located between the hips, extends in a funnel-shape forward and a funnel-shape backward. It is your relationship energy center, connecting you to others and your creativity.

Ways to support your Sacral Chakra are expressing your creativity; dancing, painting, crafting, healthy sex. To connect to your Sacral Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant orange color between your hips.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Sacral Chakra are low sex drive, no desire to be creative, inability to generate or accept appropriate financial support.

The Solar Plexus Chakra is located 2 finger-widths above your navel, extends in a funnel-shape forward and a funnel-shape backward. It is the center of your relationship to your self and self-esteem.

Ways to support your Solar Plexus are setting healthy boundaries with yourself and others, physical exercise and self-care. To connect to your Solar Plexus Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant yellow color in the center of your belly, a little above your navel.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Solar Plexus is a feeling of worthlessness, self-pity and low self-esteem.

The Heart Chakra is located in the center of your chest, extends in a funnel-shape forward and a funnel-shape backward. It is the center of your higher-functioning loving relationships and your relationship to all things.

Ways to support your Heart Chakra are spending time with good memories, spending time with good company, laughing with others or keeping your thoughts “light-hearted.” To connect to your Heart Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant green or pink light in the center of your chest.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Heart Chakra is a feeling of disconnection from others, lack of empathy for yourself and others.

The Throat Chakra is located at your throat, extends in a funnel-shape forward and a funnel-shape backward. It is the area of Speaking your Truth and maintaining boundaries.

Ways to support your Throat Chakra are singing or making music, speaking your truth. To connect to your Throat Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant blue color at your throat center.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Throat Chakra is a feeling weakness in the throat, lockjaw or inability to speak your truth, problems with thyroid.

 

The Third Eye Chakra is located at a point between and just above your eyebrows, extends in a funnel-shape forward and a funnel-shape backward. It is the location of your inner world, visions and dreamscapes.

Ways to support your Third Eye Chakra are using your active imagination, paying attention to your dreams. To connect to your Third Eye Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant indigo color at your brow center.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Third Eye Chakra are lack of inspiration or clarity.

 

The Crown Chakra is located at the very top of your head, extending in a funnel shape upward toward the Heavens. It concerns your relationship to higher beings like Angels, Guides and your Higher Self.

Ways to support your Crown Chakra are meditation and prayer. To connect to your Crown Chakra, sit in silence and visualize a bright, brilliant iridescent white at the top of your head.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning Crown Chakra are lack of faith and guidance.

 

Energy Body Anatomy