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Sahasrara Chakra

Sahasrara Chakra

Sahasrara Chakra “Thousand Petalled Lotus”     Seed Sound: Ng as in Sing Color: Clear Gem: Clear Quartz     The thousand-petaled lotus, Sahasrara Chakra is located at the top of the head. It is at this energetic center that we enter into cosmic consciousness.  …

Ajna Chakra

Ajna Chakra

Ajna Chakra “To Perceive”     Seed Sound: OM Color: Purple Gem: Amethyst    Ajna chakra is located in what is known as the third eye, right between the eyebrows. It assists in the regulation of the hypothalamus, which is the chief controller of the…

Visuddha Chakra

Visuddha Chakra

Visuddha Chakra “Purification”   Seed Sound: HAM Color: Blue Gem: Turquiose: The Gem of Communication     16 petaled Vishuddha Chakra is located in the throat. Representing the ether element, it is our center of communication.   Reflecting the color blue, this throat chakra is…

Anahata Chakra

Anahata Chakra

Anahata Chakra “Unstuck”     Seed Sound: YAM Color: Green Gem: Rose Quartz. The stone of unconditional love   The heart holds our Anahata Chakra, right in the middle of the chest. Anahata represents the Air element, allowing our feelings to reside and flow where…

Manipura Chakra

Manipura Chakra

Manipura Chakra   “Lustrous Gem” Seed Sound: RAM Color: Yellow Gem: Citrine Manipura Chakra is found at the navel, at the area of the solar plexus. Representing the fire element, this energetic center controls agni. Agni is our digestive fire. It is the process in the…

Svadhisthana Chakra

Svadhisthana Chakra

Svadhisthana Chakra “Seat of Life”     Seed Sound: VAM Color: Orange Gem: Pearl: Strengthens water element, increasing calm and contentment.   Svadhisthana Chakra represents the element of water. It is located in the lower abdomen and encompasses the genitals and the womb. This chakra…

Muladhara chakra

Muladhara chakra

Muladhara Chakra     Seed Sound: LAM Color: Red Gem: Ruby, which is invigorating, but soothing. It strengthens pitta dosha, which is helpful for those stuck in the earth element.      Muladhara chakra is found at the base of the spine at the perineum.…

The Traditional Chakra System

The Traditional Chakra System

  What is the Chakra System?   The Traditional Chakra System can be approached as Markers of Consciousness along our human evolution.  Most people have heard of the Chakra (cha-kra, not sha-kra) along their journey, but don’t truly understand what the system is about.  …

How To Make Ghee

How To Make Ghee

    One of the most frequent questions I get asked in my practice is how to make ghee. Though it may be intimidating at first, it’s an easy process and tastes so much better than what can be found in the grocery store. I’ve…

What To Expect During An Ayurvedic Consultation

What To Expect During An Ayurvedic Consultation

  Ayurveda translates to the “Science of Life.” It is a beautiful natural health practice based on the 5 elements that is the oldest medical system in the world. To explore the basics of Ayurveda Principles, head over to our post about Ayurveda Theory.  Here…