ROOT CHAKRA

  • Also known as the first chakra, or Muladhara in Sanskrit 
  • Located at the base of the spine, more specifically connecting into the body at the perineum
  • The root chakra is associated with the color red & the element of earth
  • Associated with the physical body, physical vitality, the bones, hydration, the colon, lower digestive tract and kidneys, feelings of safety, and the will to live. 

ROOT CHAKRA IMBALANCES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Physical illness
  • Exhaustion, depression
  • Dehydration and mineral deficiency
  • Anxiety, fear, anger
  • Addictions
  • Issues with elimination & the lower bowels
  • Adrenal burnout & fatigue

ROOT CHAKRA BALANCING AND CHARGING

  • Color breathing--imagine filling the whole body with bright, clear, red light on each inhale during meditation or whenever feeling tired/low energy
  • Getting in your body--any physical activity or exercise that makes you feel your body
  • Grounding--spend time with bare feet on the earth, using a grounding mat or simply connecting to nature and the earth's energies in your own way
  • Crystals--crystals that can be helpful for grounding and root chakra healing include Garnet, Red Jasper, Black Tourmaline, Ruby, and Smoky Quartz