The Root Chakra (red) is concerned with keeping us grounded and our lives constant, stable & secure. It controls the fight-or-flight reaction, putting us into survival mode. It is the chakra that anchors us to the earth when we are positive, patient & open to possibilities allowing for stability & inner strength.
The Sacral Chakra (orange) controls our physical health, well-being and is the center of sexuality, pleasure and procreation. It is important to honor the body, giving it what it deserves and what it needs to thrive. Discipline and maturity are important to keep this chakra balanced and healthy.
The Solar Plexus Chakra (yellow) is the center of our personal identity that defines who we are. Self-worth, self-esteem, confidence and personal power are qualities of this chakra. When in balance, we feel good in our own skin and know who we are and that we are worthy of love, kindness and respect, allowing us to make positive choices in life.
The Heart Chakra (green, pink) guides us to accept the oneness of all life. It is concerned with unity, love, peace, purity and innocence. Through loving we radiate joy, peace, love and unity.
The Throat Chakra (light blue) is the gateway for communication, creativity, truthfulness and integrity.
The Brow Chakra or Third Eye Chakra (dark blue) is known as the control center as it focuses on cultivating a strong, clear and independent mind. It is the chakra that helps us to see the "big picture" so we can make an educated decision. It is the seat of intuition, wisdom, imagination and knowledge.
The Crown Chakra (crystal clear or violet) reaches the heights of spirituality. The chakras act like a ladder to love, spirituality and healing, from the base energy of the Root Chakra that anchors us to the more refined spiritual energy of the Crown Chakra. The Crown Chakra opens when we have attained psychological maturity and spiritual development. Through the choices we make, our life lessons and realizations, we gain a greater sense of what we are capable of and what our purpose in life may be.