THROAT CHAKRA

  • Also known as the fourth chakra, or Visuddha in Sanskrit
  • Located at the center of the throat and back of the neck
  • The throat chakra is associated with the color blue & the element of water
  • Associated with expression, personal truth and the expression of that truth out into the world, the lungs, the thyroid & parathyroid, the throat, ears and mouth.

THROAT CHAKRA IMBALANCES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Thyroid imbalances
  • Lung issues
  • Ear, nose and throat problems
  • Lying
  • Difficulty communicating one's needs
  • Unhappiness in one's work or how one is expressing oneself in society

THROAT CHAKRA BALANCING AND CHARGING

  • Toning, singing, chanting, humming, or reading aloud--using your voice is a wonderful way to move energy through this center
  • Color breathing--imagine filling the whole body with bright, clear, blue light on each inhale
  • Yoga Poses--shoulder stand, bridge pose, and any other poses that focus on stretching and opening the neck area
  • Crystals--crystals that can be helpful for throat chakra healing include Labradorite, Apatite, Aquamarine, Turquoise & Kyanite