The root chakra (Muladhara) is the first chakra, or energy center, of seven in the body. A balanced and open chakra allows for chi, your vital energy or life force, to flow freely while a blocked chakra can manifest symptoms of physical and emotional imbalance. Check out Julia’s article for an overview of The Chakras.
The root chakra is located at the base of your spine and governs feelings of safety, security, confidence, and being grounded. Tension stemming from the coccyx and first three vertebrae in the spine can be associated with ailments such as sciatica, leg cramps, digestive concerns, and inflammation.
Yoga is great medicine for your root chakra. Through each of these poses, envision a red light at the base of your spine and breath through your pelvic floor