Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Seven Chakras: Chakra One - Root Center

I am earning my continuing education credits to renew my International Sports Science Association certificate. I chose the course "Mind Body Healing" and am reading same book by Linda Christy Weiler, M.S. She reviewed the seven chakras. This information is taken from her book.

Location: Perineum, base of spine, feet, legs, bones, rectum, large intestine, adrenal glands, excretory system

Human development: Used for survival

Positive manifestation: safety, stability, acceptance

Negative manifestation: fear, avoidance distrust, insecurity

Associated illnesses: those that have to do with excretion

Somatic sensation: contraction or being grounded into the base of the body without fear of falling

Somatic concept: Letting go or detachment, stability, security, and support

Yoga pose Movement: Seated boat pose, seated hug-the-knees, rocking in cross-legged position

Human Potential: Survival

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