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located within the subtle body. It is pronounced sharrkra. from a point on the physical body. are believed to exist in the surface of the etheric double of man. Chakra is a concept referring to wheel-like vortices which. they are considered the focal points for the reception and transmission of energies. It is typical for chakras to be depicted in either of two ways: Flower like Wheel like Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. Seven major chakras or energy centres (also understood as wheels of light) are generally believed to exist. according to traditional Indian medicine.onlinehomestudies. the layers of the subtle bodies in an ever-increasing fanshaped formation (the fans make the shape of a love heart). Rotating vortices of subtle matter.com . Practitioners of Hinduism and New Age Spirituality believe the chakras interact with the body's ductless endocrine glands and lymphatic system by feeding in good bio-energies and disposing of unwanted bio-energies. The Chakras are said to be "force centres" or whirls of energy permeating.What are Chakras? Chakra is a Sanskrit word that translates as wheel or disc or turning.

In the latter. immune system. which are difficult to date because they are believed to have been passed down orally for approximately a thousand years before being written down for the first time between 1200–900 BCE. lymph glands. Each chakra also has its own colour. Physical. Emotional. Although it is widely known we have seven main chakras we also have many more throughout our body. bronchia system. which is the colour green. governs the thymus gland. Each chakra possesses a specific number of segments or petals. Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. For example the heart chakra.In the former.com . Mental and Spiritual. which is connected to the same vibrational frequency.onlinehomestudies. as well as the hands and arms. When any of our chakras get blocked or are out of balance this is then felt on both on an emotional and physical level. On the physical level the chakras govern a specific main organ or gland. spiritual or physical level we need to uses the correct colour vibration. a certain number of spokes divide the circle into segments that make the chakra resemble a wheel or chakra. a specific number of petals are shown around the perimeter of a circle. To help balance our chakras either on an emotional. Much of the original information on Chakras comes from the Upanishads. lungs. which resonates at the same frequency. which is involved with the heart. However the 7 main chakras are connected to our being on several different levels.

Light consists of the seven colour energies which are RED. You can break down the spectrum of light rays into seven different beams of colour by holding a prism toward the sun. visible light rays. BLUE. micro waves and short and long waves. Many of our body functions can be either stimulated or retarded by light and the various colours. clothing etc. décor. Science has proved that certain colour will stimulate or calm mental activity. herbs.com . INDIGO and VIOLET. vitamins. We receive colour energy through a balance of various coloured foods.onlinehomestudies. Red for instance has the longest wavelength and the slowest vibrational frequency. which in turn affect our chakra system. Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. The reason why they are referred to as visible light rays is due to the fact that we can see them. Sunlight consists of energies in the form of electromagnetic waves and part of these rays include cosmic rays. We are now starting to become more aware about the human psyche and its intricate systems. also to help balance our emotions and our physical body. Light enters through our skin and breath. which is why a trained colour therapist will use these energies when healing with colour. gamma rays.Understanding the colours Our main source of heat and energy is sunlight. We do not seem however to put much emphasis on the visible light rays. minerals. infrared rays. x-rays. Medical science has now proved that toxins and other impurities can influence our body. For example Negative thoughts and chemical enhancements in our food and feeling stressed can all affect us both physically and mentally. Each of these colours has a different wavelength and vibrational frequency. We do of course use these energies in our day to day lives. which is why we recognize instinctively this as warm and stimulating colour. We need light energy to nourish our brains. Violet has the shortest wavelength and the fastest frequency and this is recognised as a cool and calming energy. aromatherapy. YELLOW. GREEN.

Learning the practice of colour. We all have the ability to heal ourselves. body and spirit and bring all into harmony. Each chakra relates to its own colour and vibration as discussed earlier. Crystal healing and also using controlled breathing exercises and rhythmic exercise routines.onlinehomestudies. Reiki. Reiki healing and directed meditation with the use of audio even crystals and gemstones are but some of the ways we learn to influence the process of interaction of our body’s energy points.com . Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. By understanding each individual chakra you will soon learn how to spot if either or any of your chakras are not in balance and what adverse affects they may cause. When all of your 7 chakra centres are communicating equally and working in alliance with each other you will have more physical energy. This is why alternative healers are now more and more in demand. aromatherapy. and learning how to balance and cleanse your chakra system on a daily or weekly basis can and will improve your state of health and mind. Chakra System We shall now delve deeper into each individual chakra and how it effects our physical and spiritual development. not suffer stress and will feel strong and alert.Pollution can cause chakra imbalances to manifest and again this can lead to an affect on a physical level. Benefits of a balanced chakra system The benefits of learning and understanding about your own chakra system will enable you to gain balance in both mind.

and knee troubles can occur. martial arts.Constipation. When the root chakra is blocked it can make you feel fearful. anorexia nervosa.Immune system. Physical influences: Base of the spine. Stones – ruby.Rectum.Location is base of spine – colour red This chakra is associated with grounding and allows us to connect to the earths energies. Restlessness and lack of energy can also be associated with this chakra being blocked.Colon.com .onlinehomestudies.Kidneys Unbalanced symptoms: Chronic lower back pain. legs. insecure and frustrated. anxious.Legs.Coccyx (Tail Bone).Bones. Activities – Exercise such as walking.Anger.Violence. lower back and sexual organs.Rectal tumours and cancers.Adrenal Glands.Sciatica.Survival fears Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www.Varicose veins. yoga and other physical activities will help open this root chakra. coral. depression or lethargy.Feet. Root body parts include the hips. Weight problems like obesity. garnet Red offers a healing vibration for emaciation.1ST CHAKRA ROOT CHAKRA .SpineBone marrow . red jasper.DepressionImmune disorders. rose quartz.

gardening and it is also said listening to classical music will help open this chakra. that can be felt in our palms and indicates our subtle blockages. Stones .Stomach. but it is direct perception of the Reality.Sexual Problems (Men or Women).onlinehomestudies.Hip areaSciatica. pure attention and pure knowledge. kidneys.Sacrum (Vertebra).com . When we think too much.2ND CHAKRA Sacral Chakra . It connects us to the inner source of inspiration.Carnelian.Urinary Tract Problems.Small IntestinesLower vertebrae.Large Intestine.Bladder. and enables us to experience the beauty around us.Sexual organs. Activities – anything that gets the hips moving.Pelvic Pain.Bladder Problems Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www.Jealousy. Physical influences: Spleen.Pelvis. this centre gets drained of energy and diseases like diabetes or blood cancer can occur when this chakra goes completely out of balance. tiger’s eye. The pure knowledge given by this chakra is not mental.Location Abdomen – colour orange This chakra is associated with the sexual organs and is the chakra of creativity. yoga and belly dancing. and the lower abdomen.Sciatica ProblemsGynaecological Problems. Also this is the centre attention and power of concentration. orange quartz.Obstetrical Problems.Reproduction Organs Unbalanced symptoms: Chronic Lower Back Pain. You can also suffer from guilt and restlessness. On the physical level it looks after our liver.Appendix.Possessiveness.

This will help to clear any blockages or imbalance in this chakra. passions and strength.Liver DysfunctionHepatitis.Gastric or Duodenal Ulcers. Food allergies and nervous exhaustion are also associated with this chakra when blocked. When this chakra is out of balance you may lack confidence and feel that others are controlling your life.Anger. Physical problems include digestive.Pancreas.3RD CHAKRA Solar Plexus Chakra .Poor DigestionFear .Diaphragm.onlinehomestudies.Liver . When in balance you will feel cheerful.Adrenal dysfunction. anger.Hurt. topaz Activities – wear yellow. burn yellow candles and have yellow flowers in your home. The chakra represents our personal power and the place of ego.Nervous System.Adrenal Glands.Upper Intestines. liver and nervous problems. Physical influences: The Abdomen.Location – solar plexus.Lumbar Spine (5 Vertebrae).Breathing problems.Mid-Spinal Problems. Take deep breaths and breath out slowly imagining any resentment or fear you maybe holding going out with the breath. outgoing and have a strong sense of personal power.Overly Stressed.Over Emphasis on Power Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www.Gall Bladder.Hate.PancreatitisDiabetes. Stones – citrine. between navel and lower ribs– colour yellow This chakra is associated with your gut feeling.Stomach Problems.com . pain and resentment get held here. let go of past hurts and visualise yourself surrounded by a large yellow or golden aura.Indigestion (Chronic or Acute).Gall Stones.Spleen.Self Loathing.Lack of Will.Kidneys Unbalanced symptoms: Arthritis.Middle SpineStomach.Anorexia or Bulimia.

Breast Cancer.Bronchial Pneumonia.Shoulders & Arms.Lung Cancer.AIDS/HIV.The Lungs.Lack of LoveAsthma/Allergy. centre of chest– colour green/pink When this chakra is out of balance.Lower Lungs.Diaphragm. asthma.Thoracic Spine (12 Vertebrae).Thymus Gland Unbalanced symptoms: Anger.Circulatory System.Rigidity. pink kunzite Activities – Work on loving yourself.Chronic Upper Back PainShoulders Pain.Immune System.Breathing Problems Congestion.Susceptible to Illnesses.Thoracic Problems.com . do not judge yourself or others but by meditating on love and practicing unconditional love will help to unblock this chakra. jealousy and also heart problems and high blood pressure. Physical conditions can include shallow breathing.Chest. an inability to forgive or a lack of empathy. If doing yoga suing the backward bends or anything that opens up the chest area is a powerful way to energise this chakra.onlinehomestudies.Blood Diseases Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www.4th CHAKRA Heart Chakra – Location heart.Blood Circulation. you may experience feelings of shyness and loneliness.Heart Problems.Ribs & Breast. Stones – rose quartz. You can also feel possessiveness. Physical influences: Heart. and some lung diseases.

Vocal ChordsThroat.Teeth & GumsOesophagus.Cervical Spine (7 Neck Vertebrae). Lying violates the body and spirit. and toning are all activities that vibrate from the Throat Chakra.Hypothalamus. Activities – Singing. and truthful. A challenge of the throat chakra is to express ourselves in the most truthful manner.5TH CHAKRA Throat Chakra – Location base of throat – colour blue This chakra is associated with the colour sky blue. and loss of voice or laryngitis.Trachea.Tonsils Unbalanced symptoms: Difficulty Communicating.Chronic sore throat.Respiratory System. chanting.Swollen glands. speaking.Mouth. and sharing thoughts with others. humming mantras. Physical influences: Thyroid. I am sure you have at sometime experienced that "lump in your throat" when you have been at crossroad of not knowing how to speak the right words in any given situation. Holding tension in the Throat Chakra is often due to lack of support in the early years regarding self-expression and freedom of speech. With a healed and healthy Throat Chakra. The voice is strong and alive with many tones of expression.com .Parathyroid. clear. acting.Raspy throat. Blockages in this chakra can include sore throats. thoughtful.Gum difficulties . one’s words are kind.onlinehomestudies. All choices we make in our lives have consequences on an energetic level.Throat Cancer.Tonsil Problems.Whiplash Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www.Thyroid problems. To keep this chakra in balance and healthy will depend in relation to how honestly you express yourself.Lungs.Laryngitis.Mouth ulcers.Ego Out of ControlEmotional Roller Coaster. mouth ulcers. Usually there is ease with writing. We speak our choices with our voices (throats).

an intuitive type of knowing.Lack of ConcentrationExtensive Forgetfulness.. Stones . poor memory and inability to visualize.Pineal Gland. Doing positive visualizations can also strengthen this chakra. amethyst.Neurological Disorders.Full Spinal Problems. jump to conclusions and indecision.Ears.onlinehomestudies.being able to see things that others can't. there may be eye problems. Physical influences: Left Brain Hemisphere.Brain Haemorrhages or Tumours. hallucinations. one may have clairvoyant abilities.Poor Eyesight.Sapphire.Left Eye.Learning DisabilitiesSeizures Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. But when the energy is deficient.Bones of the SkullNervous System Unbalanced symptoms: Headaches.Pituitary Gland.Nose.middle of the head behind the eyebrows – colour indigo This chakra is associated with "knowing".Blindness or Deafness. When the energy in the 6th chakra is excessive.. When this chakra is unbalanced it can cause you to be indecisive. Activity – Participate in drumming of listening to tribal shamanic music. Yoga poses for the 6th chakra are supported forward bends and also eye exercises. Decorate your home with brilliant oranges and sunny yellows to introduce some fire energy. nightmares and difficulty in concentrating. lapis lazuli. it can cause headaches.Left Side of Face & HeadForehead.Strokes.6TH CHAKRA Third Eye Chakra – Location .com . Exercise with dance and movement which helps to distribute top-heavy energy to the rest of your body. When this chakra is dominant.

but it is usually referred to as the colour white. When two people communicate whose crown chakras are unclear.onlinehomestudies. in preparation for experiencing the Divine The crown chakra rules. as it has a combination of all colours. Activity .Skeletal System-The Skin Unbalanced symptoms: Depression. Meditation clears and quiets the mind.Muscular System.com Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. but also our Higher Self’s control of our entire physical incarnation.violet/white This chakra is associated with the colour violet. we may experience a tingling and prickling sensation in our crown.com .Bone Cancer.Bones of the Skull.Lack of Inspiration.Meditation is the yogic practice best for the 7th chakra. many misconceptions and misunderstandings are common. Right Eye.onlinehomestudies. Their exchange may become adversarial with no evident means of understanding or effective communication. You may over analyse things and be overly intellectual.Feeling of Being Scattered. If this chakra is unbalanced you could be very sceptical and have difficulty and be very materialistic. not only our brain’s control of our entire nervous system. dark curry colour taints their crown chakra and their entire aura.Right Side of Face. and we may feel a warning that psychic protection is needed. When communicating with them.Paralysis.Genetic Disorders. Once our crown chakra is open. This is in line with the chakra also being a culmination of all the other chakras.Multiple Sclerosis urses for the professional holistic therapist – www.Disconnected to Spiritual Source. a very unpleasant muddy. When someone’s crown chakra is blocked. P Physical influences: Cranium.Right Brain Hemisphere-Cerebral Cortex.7th CHAKRA Crown Chakra – Location – Top of head in the centre – colour.

Courses for the professional holistic therapist – www. 2. rose quartz 5. Throat Chakra: Turquoise. Sacral Chakra: Carnelian 7. In fact. This will integrate and balance all aspects of the self . Crown Chakra Place a violet crystal or clear quartz crystal just above the top of the head. some people believe that each of the chakras represents a specific gland or system in the body. inspiration and imagination. garnet. Heart Chakra: Malachite.com Crystal Layout Choose your crystals and arrange them in sequence beside where you will be lying. Lie down and relax. yellow agate 6. Solar Plexus Chakra: Citrine.onlinehomestudies.CHAKRA STONES Chakra stones are used as healing therapy and may be affected by our mental. emotional and spiritual.onlinehomestudies. jade. Chakra stones and healing therapy go hand in hand to help you begin to heal your body. mental. and psychic tendencies. or another's body's. Here are the seven most common Chakra stones and how they are used in healing therapy: 1. chakra stones and their healing therapy powers will be something more felt than seen. instead of the process will be what people will be able to see. While medical science is often exact to a point. bloodstone Chakra stones are used to help heal specific areas of the body. Chakras can be blocked by negative energies and will need cleansing as well. The results. lapis 4. Very high vibrational crystals. Third Eye Chakra: Sodalite. emotional. blue lace agate. 3. Crown Chakra: Amethyst. and will promote positive thought patterns. clear quartz.com . Base Chakra: Ruby.physical. To gently balance and realign your chakra energies. Brow Chakra Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. place one stone of the appropriate colour on each chakra area for a few minutes.

Solar Plexus Chakra Place a yellow crystal between the navel and the ribcage to reduce anxiety. Sacral Chakra Place an orange coloured crystal on the lower abdomen.com . Base Chakra Place a red or black crystal near the base of the spine between your legs. or alternatively place two red stones. ease communication difficulties and to promote self-expression.Place an indigo or dark blue crystal in the centre of the forehead to promote intuitive skills and memory and to increase understanding and selfknowledge. on the top of each leg. This will balance physical energy. Course providers for the Professional Holistic Therapist www. motivation and practicality and promote a sense of reality. of the same sort. A pink stone can be added for emotional clearing. clear your thoughts and improve confidence. Heart Chakra Place a green crystal in the centre of the chest to promote a sense of calm. Throat Chakra Place a light blue crystal at the base of the throat to bring peacefulness. This will balance creativity and release stress and blocks in your life that prevent enjoyment. create a sense of direction in life and to balance your relationship with others and the world.onlinehomestudies.

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