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Chakra Helper: Sacral

Chakra Helper: Sacral

Chakras are energy centers in the body that hold secrets for
living our lives in more whole and balanced ways.

The SACRAL CHAKRA connects us to pleasure, appetite–our appetite for sexuality and our appetite for life–and emotional empathy. Located in the lower belly midway between the navel and the genitals, the sacral chakra is sometimes called “the seat of life.” The Sanskrit name for it is Svadhisthana, which means “sweetness.”

Try this simple, very comforting exercise to help you feel more balanced and fully connected to your Sacral Chakra:

1. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and knees relaxed. Close your eyes.

2. Bring your hands to your lower belly. Begin to shift your weight from foot to foot, making a gentle, comforting rocking motion. As you rock from side to side, begin making small gentle circles with both hands on your lower belly.

3. Continue doing this as long as you need to. Then open your eyes.

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By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels.

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.

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4:46AM PDT on Apr 16, 2013

Great article, thanks for sharing.

9:16PM PST on Feb 21, 2013

Interesting info, thank you for sharing.

9:15PM PST on Feb 21, 2013

Interesting info, thank you for sharing.

9:15PM PST on Feb 21, 2013

Interesting info, thank you for sharing.

9:14PM PST on Feb 21, 2013

Interesting info, thank you for sharing.

5:50PM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

thanks

11:57AM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

Will give it a try. Thanks

6:15PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

Intriguing and fascinating!

8:22PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

I'm totally game to try this one. Keeping our Chakras happy is a very good thing.

3:00PM PST on Jan 6, 2012

Interesting article!

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