My goal with this simple guide to the chakras for beginners is to give you a brief introduction to get you started on your journey. Below, I’ll briefly describe what each chakra represents and what you can do to target your needs during chakra healing sessions.
The root chakra is at the base of your spine. It is the seat of our energetic connection to the earth and the foundation for all other chakras.
When balanced, this chakra helps us feel grounded and secure in our bodies; it gives us a sense of connection to something larger than ourselves.
The sacral chakra is in the lower abdomen, below the navel. The sacral chakra embraces your creativity. This chakra helps you enjoy life and is strengthened by partaking in activities that bring you joy or pleasure.
Solar Plexus Chakra
The solar plexus chakra is above the navel area of your stomach. This chakra is connected to self-confidence and personal power and relates to our ability to defend ourselves. It also affects our ability to make decisions based on what we believe is suitable for ourselves instead of what others want from us.
The heart chakra is in the center of your chest. It’s the center of unconditional love, compassion, and empathy. Balancing this chakra will allow you to experience tenderness, love, and connection with others.
The fifth chakra, known as the throat chakra, is associated with self-expression. This chakra gives you the confidence to speak up and be heard. When this chakra is blocked, you may experience difficulty expressing yourself verbally or on paper.
Third Eye Chakra
The third eye chakra is in the middle of your forehead, directly above your eyebrows. Many ancient cultures believe this chakra is the human connection to the divine. The energy from this chakra opens you up to expanded states of consciousness.
The Crown Chakra sits at the top of your head. This energy center represents consciousness and divine connection. It’s associated with spiritual growth, wisdom, and higher states of consciousness, such as enlightenment or blissful awareness.
Chakras are energy centers that exist within us. Each chakra connects to different organs and systems in our bodies; when they work correctly, we experience health, happiness, and balance in our lives. This beginner’s guide to the seven chakras is an excellent place to start, but more in-depth healing sessions can help you further your journey. I’ve helped thousands of clients heal emotional and physical wounds and transform their lives into healthy, balanced, productive lives. Remember that it takes time and practice to understand what each of the seven chakras means for you, but you can start making progress by noting the areas you feel you need to work on more.