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How to Access and Balance your Chakras

What is chakra balancing?
How to balance your chakras?
Why balancing your chakras?
And what types of energy therapy are there for your chakras?

Chakras, in general, are a complicated subject that has many different approaches around the world. Most people only know about the seven most common chakras in the human body, altho there seem to be hundreds more.
The seven chakras people are most familiar with are:


Root

The Root Chakra represents our foundation and the feeling of being grounded.
You can locate the root chakra at the base of the spine or tailbone area.

Sacral

Our connection with others and ability to accept old and new experiences.
The Sacral Chakra is located about two inches below the navel, around the lower abdomen.

Solar Plexus

Represents our ability to be confident and in control situations and of our lives in general.
 The Solar Plexus Chakra is located in the upper abdomen area in the stomach.

Heart

Our ability to love and care for other beings, both generally, like showing and feeling compassion, as well as romanticly.
The Heart Chakra is located in the center of the chest, just above the heart..

Throat

Our ability to talk and communicate with others.
The Throat Chakra is located in the throat.

Third eye

Focus, and the ability to see, focus and comprehend situations.
The Third Eye Chakra is also often focused on when meditating for relaxing, or when trying to achieve astral projection or out of body experiences.
Its location is in the middle of the forehead, just above and between the eyes.

Crown

To be fully connected spiritually, we tend to use the crown chakra.
The Crown Chakra is located on the very top of our head.

The chakras act as a crucial part of our bodies energy system, almost like an energy grid that connects us to each other, the world around us and situations we are in.
Chakra healing, is the general term for any energy healing that focuses and works with the chakra system.
The feeling of wellbeing, being balanced, relaxed, centered, one with yourself and on track may often be a result of a balanced and well-worked chakra system
This is also key when it comes to staying healthy, not only physically but also mentally.

What is chakra balancing?

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    Hands-on healing or energy healing
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    Meditation, including chakra meditation, self-inquiry
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    Exercises focused on the connection between body and mind, including yoga
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    Breathwork, including pranayama
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    Holistic or alternative medicine

In addition to these methods, there are also a number of others aiming to restore the balance of the individual chakra points and connections between them.


The most common ones are:
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    Reiki
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    Craniosacral therapy
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    Pranic healing
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    Healing stones or crystals can also help balance the chakras.

The goal behind all spiritual practices is to reach a place of balance between spirit, body, earth and health, universality and grounding. Below are a few fantastic techniques used to clean and heal the Chakras.

The goal of every spiritual practice is to reach a place of balance and harmony between body, mind, spirit, the earth and yourself so that you can ground yourself.


Following there are some amazing methods used to clean and heal your chakras:

1.) Chakra Meditation

Focusing On The Level Of Cause and Effect

Without the reason of or cause is properly addressed, the body, mind, and spirit will be unbalanced and feel upset.
Therefore it is important to address and focus on the cause when doing chakra meditation. Chakra meditation should involve any type of meditation that helps and assists in bringing attention to yourself in a state of pure awareness.

Wellington Boat, White Light Chakra Meditation, and Inner Vision Meditation are variations of chakra meditation that can help ease the feeling or effect of being isolated or separated from source.

When new to chakra meditation, or any other form of meditation, a guided meditation may be beneficial to you in the beginning. It is essential to learn the basics of the meditation method you want to practice for the best results.
Luckily there are many great videos on youtube that you can watch and listen to, so put on your headphones, relax, breath and follow the guide's voice.

Below we have a few recommendations when it comes to guided meditation and relaxing music for meditating on your own.

  Guided meditation

  Relaxing music for meditation


2.) Affirmations

One of the essential tools used for Chakra healing is affirmations. Affirmations are positive statements that have the function of strengthening and healing damaged part of ourselves. When working with affirmations, we can focus on various aspects, one at a time. Here are some examples of affirmations for the individual Chakras:

The Root Chakra – “I am filled with humility. I am enough as I am.”
The Sacral Chakra – “I am radiant, beautiful and strong and enjoy a healthy and passionate life”
The Solar Plexus – “I accept myself completely. I accept that I have strengths and I accept that I have weaknesses.”
The Heart Chakra – “Love is the answer to everything in life, and I give and receive love unconditionally”
The Throat Chakra – “My thoughts are positive, and I always express myself truthfully and clearly”
The Third Eye Chakra – “I am wise, and I understand the true meaning of life’s situations”
The Crown Chakra –  “I am complete and one with the divine energy”

High energy words (high vibrational words):

Using the following words can help you to raise your vibration fast. By saying positive words and giving yourself positive feedback using high vibrational words, you can raise your bodies frequency and uplift the spirit to a much more positive and progressive state.

Below we listed some frequently used positive and high vibrational frequency words to raise your spirit and mind.

Achieve - "I am proud of my achievements."
Believe – “I believe in myself no matter what.”
Harmony– “My relationships are harmonious.”
Dream – “I am getting closer to my dreams every day.”
Release – “I release everything that is not serving me.”
Sexy – “I am sexy and beautiful.”
Smart –  “I am smart and confident."
Success – “Success comes easily to me.”
Thanks –  “I give thanks to my Divine Power for all the good things in my life.”
Unique –  “I am unique and my gifts matter.”

3.) Yoga

Chakra points or "Wheel-of-energy" points can often get stuck or unbalanced. When this happens, an excellent method of balancing and release energy is by using movement. The postures of Yoga have been recognized as a great way to release energy that has come stuck in the body.
Breath is also an essential part of the Yoga practice when it helps bring fresh energy back into the body by filling your lungs with fresh air which enters your bloodstream.

4.) Using Music to restore Health

Every Chakra responds to various Chakra Sound Healing Frequencies. Some of the popular techniques include the Solfeggio that is music frequencies used to create healing sounds. Another type of music commonly used would be the Isochronic Chakra Suite that are brainwave entrainment techniques that include Tibetan singing bowls combined with Solfeggio frequencies.

Music is well known to affect your mind and body, and there is no difference when it comes to the bodies chakra points.
Did you know that when you have become happy, felt balanced or in some way better while or after listening to relaxing music, that it has affected your chakras without you even knowing it?
Specific frequencies in music affect the body, the chakra points, and the human brain by stimulating though vibrational energies.

A commonly used type of music is the Isochronic Chakra Suite that are brainwave entrainment techniques that include "Tibetan Singing Bowl" combined with Solfeggio Frequencies.

The central six Solfeggio frequencies are:

396 Hz – Liberating Guilt and Fear
417 Hz – Undoing Situations and Facilitating Change
528 Hz – Transformation and Miracles (DNA Repair)
639 Hz – Connecting/Relationships
741 Hz – Expression/Solutions
852 Hz – Returning to Spiritual Order


396 Hz – Liberating Guilt and Fear       
          
417 Hz – Undoing Situations and Facilitating Change
528 Hz – Transformation and Miracles (DNA Repair)
639 Hz – Connecting/Relationships
741 Hz – Expression/Solutions
852 Hz – Returning to Spiritual Order

Read more about the Solfeggio Frequencies here:

https://attunedvibrations.com/solfeggio/
https://attunedvibrations.com/solfeggio-scale/

Listen to Tibetan Singing Bowl:

5.) Color Vibration

Colors have significant vibrational effects on our mind and body, our physical state, emotions, and mood.
Using colors in our home, clothes and our food, we can rebalance the chakras in our everyday life without thinking about it.

Red is the color of hot, initiating, the color that pushes through, fire, igniting, stimulating, vitality, anger, life-force energy, revolution, change, ambition.
Red is about grounding, Earth, Gaia, power, war, passion, alert, danger, pioneering, activity and force without consciousness, blood, positive, aggression, liberation, survival, material side of life, primal, awakening, emerging. Concerning the physical body, Red is good for circulation, chronic illness, non-infected wounds, scar tissue, strengthens kidneys, heart, muscles, blood, lungs, bones. Red lives in the Root or Base Chakra.


Orange is joy, happiness, warmth, creativity, pleasure, sensuality, sexuality, generosity, moves energy gently, awakening to the wisdom within oneself, sociable, aspiring, gregarious.

Concerning the physical body, orange is good for depression, cramping anywhere in body, relaxant, sclerosis, heart disease, boosts the immune system, circulation. Orange raises blood pressure, artery disturbance (especially in legs), genitals, fear (alternate with blue), endocrine balancer (when used with blue), cleans and purifies hormonal system. ORANGE warms the Sacral Chakra of creativity.


Yellow is mental activity, learning, intellect, acquired/learned knowledge, little will, individuation, alertness, concentration, focus, cheerful, sun, warmth, cleaning, fear, left brain, empowerment, self-esteem, confidence.

Concerning the physical body, Yellow is good for combating fear (obsessive, habitual), digestion, stomach, gallbladder, liver, immune system, fortifies endocrine and nervous systems, motor stimulant, assimilation, lateral disturbances, help chronic to become acute. Yellow says "here I am" in the Solar Plexus Chakra.


Olive speaks of new beginnings, hope, and peace. It is the color of new spring growth, life coming out of dormancy. Lives in the area of the xiphoid process which is the bridge between the lower and higher Chakras.


Green is sedative, cooling, calming, soothing, fluidity, growth, balance, money/prosperity, birth, new beginnings, nature, health, healing, heart, loving, Green also symbolizes expansion, curiosity, useful for people who do precision work, space, trust, feelings, integrity, harmony, seeking Truth, relationships.

Concerning the physical body, Green is good for the liver, swelling or growth, anti-inflammatory, eye problems, bronchial catarrh, gout, diabetes, cysts, tumors, pituitary stimulant, washes out endo-toxins, promotes healthy bones, painful joints, allergies. GREEN abides by the Heart Chakra center.


Turquoise is bridging color, higher heart, making contact with yourself, communication of the heart, creative communication, studying and gathering information, learning, unconditional love, self-respect, respect for all life, taking individual responsibility, silica technology: crystals, computers, media.

Concerning the physical body, Turquoise is good for immune system, skin (burns and infections), mental relaxation, acidic, regulates lung/large intestine systems. Turquoise stimulates the Thymus center or Higher Heart Chakra. This Chakra has only been recently awakened by cosmic time. Turquoise resonates with the Higher Heart Chakra located in the thymus gland.


Blue is calming, a deep inner peace that surpasses all understanding, nurturing mother and protecting and benevolent father, deep, restful, openness, cooling, relaxing, assists in making profound changes.

Blue stands for higher mental activities (third eye), insight, wisdom, sky, water, sadness, faithful, unity, safety, godliness, communication that comes through us, clarity.

Concerning the physical body, Blue is anti-bacterial, anti-infection, anti-cramping, headaches, helps farsightedness, facilitates restful sleep, pain relieving, nervousness, insomnia, hemorrhage, herpes, warts, lowers blood pressure, fever. Blue creates the open space for clear communication at the throat and resonates with the Throat Chakra.


Indigo is the higher mind that is connected to the all-that-is, the Akashic records, the cosmic library. It is the color that makes contact with your "inner vision" or intuition, that part of you which sees beyond the five senses. It resonates at the causal Chakra at the back apex of the head. Indigo says claim your inner power. Indigo resonates at the Ajna or Third Eye Chakra


Violet stimulates emotions, meditation, inspiration, intuition, inner emotional release, opening internal doors, encourages dreams, wisdom, spirituality, higher mind, power, Thy will, letting go, vision.

It also represents transformation, alchemy, loyalty, synthesis, integration, mysticism, clairvoyance/clairaudience/clairsentience, service, union, artistry, the balance of male and female.

Concerning the physical body, Violet is good as for menopause, spleen, sedative, relaxant, build leucocytes, lymphatic relaxant, soothes solar plexus, neutralize mercury from fillings, anti-viral. Violet, a combination of blue and red, connects the spirit and matter of yourself at the Crown Chakra


White pigment is the lack of any color, while White light holds all colors. Since all colors are present, white does everything on all levels: materially, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. White is about virtue, innocence, softness, brilliance, freedom, brilliance, transcendence, uniting with God/Goddess/Universe/Nature/Spirit or whatever one calls their higher power.

Concerning the physical body, White is great for everything as the innate intelligence of the body will take whatever colors it needs. White being all color, resonates with not only all Chakras, but everywhere in our Being. White lives in all the Chakras, but is often connected with the Crown Chakra.


Magenta is the bridge to Spirit, connection with Divine Love, caring in the little things, Love from above, beyond passion into compassion, wealth that is always there. Magenta connects us to what it is like to exist out of our physical bodies as pure Spirit.

It is the Bardo state when we have left our material shells and before we incarnate into a new physical existence. Magenta is that in-between place, the place beyond the veil of physical illusion. Magenta resonates above the Crown Chakra at the Transpersonal or Soul Star Chakra


6.) Essential Oils

Essential oils also form an essential part of Chakra healing and are used coupled with massage methods. Below is a list of recommended oils for each Chakra:

Crown Chakra: St. Johnís Wort, Angelica, Patchouli and Frankincense

Third eye Chakra: Orange, Neroli, Clove, Juniper, and Rosemary

Troath Chakra: Lemon, Rosemary, Peppermint, Yarrow, and Marjoram

Heart Chakra: Melissa, Rosewood, Basil, and Rose

Solar Plexus Chakra: Lemongrass, Sage, and Blue chamomile

Sacral Chakra: Clary sage, Elemi, Spruce and Lavender

Root Chakra: Geranium, Myrrh, Gotu Kola and Sandalwood

7.) Chakra Stones

The Chakra stones are known as healing crystals that contain particular colors and vibrations. Every Chakra has a specified value, and this same value can be used in Chakra healing. Although, even though the majority of stones with a particular value will be used to heal a particular Chakra, there are a few stones that can be employed to heal many Chakras, for example, Clear quartz.

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Crystals, vibrations and colors

Chakra stones are healing crystals that have a specific vibration and color.
All of the chakras have distinct colors that can be used to heal them, as well as distinct sound waves.

Although we usually speak of only seven chakras, the human energy field is made up of hundreds of smaller chakras in addition to the major seven.
There are many stones for each chakra, and various crystals may be especially influential to aid you to heal in various ways. There is a wide variety of healing properties that pertain to multiple stones and the things that they are known to help.
As you gain insight of what health issues are treated by the different crystals that you have, you will be able to take personal responsibility for your personal healing.

List of crystals and the connected chakra

  • Rock Crystal
  • Amethyst​​​​
  • Sodalite
  • Chrysocolla
  • Rose Quarrtz
  • Citrine
  • Carnelian
  • Hematite
  • All Chakras
  • Crown
  • Third Eye
  • Throath
  • Heart
  • Solar Plexus
  • Sacral
  • Root

8.) Balancing through Massage

Massage is another standard method used for Chakra healing.
Following is different massage techniques used on each of the Chakras:

The Root Chakra

Massaging the gluteal muscles, legs and feet stimulate energy flow throughout this region.

The Sacral Chakra

Myofascial release for the hip flexors along with releasing the iliopsoas muscle helps to release tension in the hips. This helps them to open up for energy flow to the Sacral Chakra.

The Solar Plexus

This area is massaged by employing oils to the stomach area using clockwise directions around the area of the navel. This promotes waste elimination and increases the organ functions by bringing about intelligent awareness to this “special power center”

The Heart Chakra

Rubbing the area of the upper back and a soft traction to the shoulder joint and arm along with myofascial releases the inner muscles that assist in opening up this distinct Chakra region.

The Throat Chakra

Soft neck traction and release of restricted fascia tissues that envelope the back and front of the neck is then followed by a soothing massage of the neck and the attachments to the base of the head.

The Third Eye Chakra

The massage used for the Anja Chakra involves a massage method known as “brow stripping” that involves the muscles in the jaw area, temples and nasal sinuses.

The Crown Chakra

A scalp massage assists the link to the Crown Chakra followed by hair pulls and cervical traction to release cranial-tissue adhesions.

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