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Self Healing Practices for Chakra Balance

Updated: Nov 16, 2021

Ancient healing practices from various disciplines identified numerous energetic centers that feed energy/chi/prana into the physical body and out again, constantly resourcing us with light. These centers are popularly referred to as chakras. Yet they have many different names.

In Sanskrit (one of the most ancient known recorded languages), the word “chakra” means “disk” or “wheel” and refers to the energy centers in your body. And each energy center or chakra will relate to certain aspects of our human experience, our spiritual awareness and also our physical health.

Speaking on a purely physical level, these wheels or disks of spinning energy correspond to certain nerve bundles, glands and major organs. To function at their best, your chakras need to stay open and balanced.

If they get blocked or even overactive, we will experience physical, emotional or spiritual symptoms related to those energetic centers. With time, this can lead to physical