What is the Root Chakra and How To Balance It

5 years ago
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What is the root chakra, you say?  Some people pronounce it sh-akra and some people use the "ch" at the beginning of the word.  Either way, it's the very first primary chakra of our energetic body.  The primary chakras are energy centers corresponding to various physical, emotional and spiritual parts of our body.  There are 7 of them.  The root chakra is also known as the 1st chakra.  It is located at the very base of your spine.   It confused the heck out of me when I first starting learning them because I thought the first chakra would be at the top of your body, but nooooo.....  you start at the bottom and count up.

Each chakra has a color associated with it.  The root chakra's associated color is red.  The chakras are the sources of the colors in your aura.  Therefore, if you see red in your or someone else's aura, you know it's coming from the root chakra.  The root chakra is the foundation of all the other chakras.  Here are the areas affected by the root chakra:

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Julie McAllister, The Divine Connector

www.JulieMcAllister.com

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