Chakra Cleansing and Balancing
Chakra cleansing and balancing with yoga and 7 powerful essential oils will leave you feeling calmed and refreshed. Yoga has healing properties for the mind and body. It improves strength, balance, and flexibility. Yoga helps ease pains in the body like back pain. It benefits our heart health. It relaxes you to help you sleep better. Yoga is beneficial for the mental health and emotions. It teaches us to breathe deeply and take control of our breath. Yoga slows the breath down to release stress on the nervous system.
We can maximize these healing properties when we combine yoga practice with essential oils. Yoga and Essential Oils can be combined together for strong chakra cleansing and balancing. When we apply essential oils to skin, diffuse them, or drink them, we are taking the plants natural defense system for our own benefit. Aromatically, essential oils can directly affect the airways. It can affect our moods and emotions, and the aroma can purify the air. When used topically, essential oils can be applied directly to a specific area. When oils are ingested, they can directly support the digestive system and our immune system. So, use essential oils with the discipline of yoga for chakra cleansing and balancing daily.
Understanding the chakra system is a way to find emotional and physical health and healing. Each chakra has an emotional and physical function in the body. Let’s explore chakra cleansing and balancing through yoga and essential oils.
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Essential Oils for Chakra Cleansing and Balancing
Root Chakra- Muladhara
The Root chakra is located in the base of the spine and its function is a sense of security, survival instinct and stability. Try placing Balance Blend oil (paid link) on the bottom of your feet while in Sukhasana (shown below). This pose will allow you to get in touch with your root at the base of the spine. Build your slow and steady breath while connecting with the Muhlabhanda the anal energetic lock. With the ground under you, you will start to find your base, your stability.
Sacral Chakra- Svadhishthana
The Sacral Chakra is located in the lower abdomen, low back region, and reproductive organs. The function of the chakra is desire, pleasure, sexuality, and creativity. Try placing Citrus Bliss oil (paid link) on the abdomen. Feel Sacral chakra cleansing and balancing with hip opening poses like upavista konasana (shown below.) Move through the stretch fluidly to get the creative energies flowing.
Solar Plexus Chakra- Manipura
The Solar Plexus Chakra is located in the solar plexus, the middle of body, at the stomach. The function of this chakra is will, joy, power, and anger. Imbalances in this chakra may manifest as digestive issues so we do yoga poses that twist and squeeze our center. Place Digestzen Oil (paid link) on you abdomen and try the pose parvritta parvsakonasana (shown below.)
Heart Chakra- Anahata
The Heart Chakra is located at the heart. It’s function is love, friendship, and companionship. We need to both open our heart and protect it with our yoga and essential oils. Place Breathe Oil on your heart. The heart chakra is associated with the air element and Breathe Oil (paid link) will open the airways for breath. Practice setu bhanda sarvangasana (shown below) which will open the heart and chest space while strengthening the muscles in the back.
Throat Chakra- Vishuddha
The Throat Chakra is located in the throat. The chakra functions in our speech, communication, and expressing ideas. Place Whisper Oil (paid link) on your throat to remind you to speak but to also listen to the words of others. Stimulate the throat chakra with Halasana (shown below). This pose will encourage the body to increase the power of the breath which comes from the throat, ujjayi breath. Breathe so you can be heard!
Third Eye Chakra- Ajna
The Third Eye Chakra is located in the forehead, right between the eyes. It functions to strengthen our intuition and foresight into the future. Place Serenity oil (paid link) on the forehead between the eyes. Practice yoga poses that place the drishti (focus) into another area like humble warrior (shown below.) In this pose, you are looking through the legs, behind. This will remind you to learn from the past in shaping your future. Chakra cleansing and balancing will focus your third eye.
Crown Chakra- Sahasrara
The Crown Chakra is located at the top of the head. It functions in understand. We seek to understand our strengths and weaknesses through the entire chakra system so that we can come to full understanding of our potential. Place Elevation oil (paid link) across the forehead near the hairline. The yoga poses that benefit the crown chakra are inversions. When we place the head on the ground, we literally turn our perspective upside-down so that we can have new insight. We force blood flow into the head to stimulate all the senses. Try sirsasana (shown below.)
Chakra cleansing and balancing with yoga and 7 essential oils will begin to heal your energy and your body.
I am grounded. I am creative. I am powerful. I am loved. I speak clearly. I see clearly. I understand myself.Chakra Chant
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