ChromaYOGA: Salt Room Chakra Series
ChromaYOGA: Salt Room Chakra Series
CHAKRA YOGA Classes
Root Chakra (Muladhara)
Physical correspondence/Gland: Adrenal. Bones, teeth, nails, blood and building of cells.
Themes: Full acceptance of life on earth, survival, power to achieve goals, vitality, grounding, material security, stability, stillness, courage.
Verb: I HAVE
Affirmations: I am stable, safe and secure. I am rooted in life, and in myself.
Red brings warmth, energy and stimulation and is the color with the slowest rate of vibration and the longest wavelength. Known to energize the heart and increase blood circulation, it builds up the blood and heightens a low blood pressure. Red can strengthen and stimulate the body. Our blood contains red blood corpuscles, which provide nourishment to our organs.
Physical correspondence/Gland: Reproductive organs. Pelvic area, sex organs, potency, kidneys, bladder.
Themes: Primal feelings, sexuality, desire, sensuality, pleasure, awe, relationships, union with nature, personal creativity.
Verb: I FEEL
Affirmations: I feel my creativity streaming through my body, soul and mind. I open myself to others naturally.
Orange is warm, cheering, non-constricting. and has a freeing action upon the body and mind. It promotes confidence and well-being. A wonderful anti-depressant, it encourages creativity and passion, and has beneficial effects on digestion and reproductive systems. Orange stimulates the lungs, the respiration and the digestion. Increases the activity of the thyroid. Reliefs muscle cramps and spasms.
Physical correspondence/Gland: Pancreas. Liver, digestive system, stomach, spleen, autonomic nervous system, lower back, muscles.
Verb: I CAN
Themes: Personal power, authority, self-control, peace, radiance, joy, inner harmony, strength, action, vitality.
Affirmation: I accept myself completely. My personal power is growing stronger every day.
Yellow is an energizing and uplifting color Yellow helps strengthen the nerves and the mind. It helps awaken mental inspiration and stimulates higher mentality and encourages positivity and inner power. It strengthens the nervous system and digestive systems, calming butterflies in the stomach or stress-related tension in the abdominal area.
Heart Chakra (Anahata)
Physical correspondence/Gland: Thymus. Heart, blood circulation, immune system, lower lungs, rib cage, skin, hands.
Verb: I LOVE
Themes: Unconditional/divine love, harmony, forgiveness, healing, compassion, understanding, transformation, warmth, devotion.
Affirmation: I am an open channel for divine love. I love opening my heart and sharing it with others.
Green is the color of nature, which can reconnect us to the planet earth. We instinctively lean towards green when in need of balance and harmony. Green links with and stimulates the heart chakra. Green affects blood pressure and all conditions of the heart. It has both an energizing effect and a moderating or soothing effect. Has a healing effect on kidneys. Increases immunity and Strengthens the nervous system.
Physical correspondence/Gland: Thyroid. Jaw, neck, throat, voice, airways, upper lungs, arms.
Verb: I SPEAK
Themes: Free/creative expression, communication, inspiration, confidence, integrity, truth, freedom, access to subtler levels of being.
Affirmation: I freely express my thoughts and feelings. I always communicate clearly and effectively.
Color: Green Blue
This vivid green-blue color is invigorating and calming. Blue is cooling, electric, astringent and soothes inflammation. Blue can be used for any type of ailments associated with speech, communication, or the throat. Excellent for laryngitis or inflammation of the larynx. Blue links with and stimulates the throat chakra. The throat chakra is often referenced as the "power center" and "the greatest center in the body" because it is the primary center of expression and communication, through speech.
Third Eye (Ajna)
Physical correspondence/Gland: Pituitary. Endocrine system, left brain hemisphere, left eye, nose, ears, sinuses.
Verb: I SEE
Themes: Inner vision, intuition, insight, imagination, idealism, concentration, peace of mind, projection of will, manifestation.
Affirmations: I am perfectly attuned to my vision. I move towards my vision with clarity and purpose.
Color: Blue Indigo
Blue Indigo is cool and calming, inspiring mental clarity and inner peace. It gives us a sense of security and has been shown to lower blood pressure by calming the autonomic nervous system. Indigo links with and stimulates the brow chakra (third eye) and controls the pineal gland. It governs both physical and spiritual perception. It can be of great assistance in dealing with ailments of the eyes and ears. Shades of violet/purple helps with alcohol addiction and bring spiritual insights and renewal. These colors slow down an over-active heart; stimulate the spleen and the white blood cells (immunity). Bring sleep. Soothe mental and emotional stress.
Crown Chakra (Sahasrara)
Physical correspondence/Gland: Pineal. Cerebrum, right brain, central nervous system, right eye.
Verb: I KNOW
Themes: Perfection, integration, unity, divine wisdom and purpose, universal consciousness, bliss, enlightenment.
Affirmation: I am now consciously living my divine purpose. I am one with God and all of creation.
Color: White Light
White light brings about perfect balance and harmony. It is the color of the awakened Spirit; the light of perfection; the light of the Cosmic Consciousness, the Divine Light. White light raises the vibration of one's consciousness and the body, bringing harmony in all aspects of one's life. Directing white into to a part of the body that needs healing is one of the fastest ways to bring about healing.