Our fifth primary chakra; the throat chakra is also known as Vishuddha, meaning "purification." Known for its turqouise or smoky blue color, it emotionally governs expression and when healthy/open we are comfortable with telling the truth.
Where is it located, and what does it associate?
Located at the throat region, also linking the neck and shoulders Vishuddha is physically most associated with our thyroid gland. It regulates the processing of energy in our bodies through temperature, growth, and in large cases, the metabolism....
The heart chakra, otherwise known as Anahata; in Sanskrit meaning "unbeaten" is found in the center of our chest. It represents where the physical and the spiritual meet. Green in color, associating the element of air- it is the connection of all things!
What does it associate?
Unconditional love, compassion, and joy. Deep compassion and truths that cannot be expressed in words.
The Solar Plexus chakra, is known in Sanskrit as "manipura." Its responsibilities are common sense, well-being and clarity of every individual. Being yellow in color- refers to our balance. This is the chakra that is connected to our digestive system and the adrenal glands.
What does it associate?
Known to regulate fears, and gut feelings solar plexus associates our personal power and success, self discipline- as well as the ability to achieve your goals.
The Sacral Chakra, also known as Svadhisthana meaning "ones own abode," or "one's dwelling." It is orange in color--the color of success, which also relates to self-respect. It gives us the ability to give ourselves the freedom to be ourselves, especially in expanding our interests or creative abilities. It also is responsible for strengthening our overall outlook and motivation toward our lives in general.
Where is my Sacral Chakra, what does it associate?
Our second primary chakra is located at our lower abdomen and inner pelvis. Other lo...
Our emotions reside physically in our bodies. This causes us to communicate with the energies around us. Energetic impulses usually relate to a certain part of the body and/or chakra that has become weakened or imbalanced. The root chakra, is our 1st primary chakra. Also known as Muladhara, which in sanskirt means foundation. The root chakra is what keeps us grounded, and forms the basis for our development. It is the survival center and the most instinctual of all the chakras. The Root Chakra is most associated with our emotions and b...
Self-love, the Saint-Graal of our modern society. Everyday, we get hammered by advertising messages asking us to take care of ourselves, to follow our dreams, to take that holiday, or leave that job. They ask us to do it, but it is always through the acquisition of a thing.
I say that it all starts with self-love. Loving the person we are, as we are, is the basis of a healthy and balanced life. How can you pursue your dreams, love others, build a life you absolutely love, if you don't love the person you will be doi...
Sacred Ceremony can be very elaborate and guided by teachers and visionaries. It can and in my opinion should also be a daily practice that can help in setting intentions, clearing pathways + creating space for ones truth. There is something that happens when you begin to burn a sacred herb such as sage, palo santo, or sweet grass. You feel for a moment that the veil is lifted and there is a connection with spirit and a universal truth that flows. If we don't take a moment in our day to experience that then we are working with less then is our birthright.
Only 5 years ago I was spontaneously catapulted to pursue my inner calling. For me it was quite a shock to find myself transformed but this is exactly what happened. During an incredulous energy shift that radically altered my perception a deep intuitive inner knowledge surfaced from within me. I had a heightened sense of awareness while simultaneously a release of layered emotional baggage and repressed negative thoughts came to the surface. Only recently did I understand my experience to be ‘kundalini shakti’: The unconscious became conscious and brought my...