When I came home this morning from the usual 7:30 doggie walk, I thought I had to start spring cleaning the house, and so I did … I used an organic cleaner with orange aroma which got me thinking about the chakra system again, and I came to the conclusion that not only the house needs a spring cleaning but me and my chakras could use a good make over, too.
So let´s start with the root chakra called Muladhara which is located at the bottom of your spine and is connected with the colour red and all things basic like eating, drinking, sleeping, drives, etc., everything you need in order to survive. The chakra is also connected to the first seven years in your life, the time where you learn to do the basic things on your own, and also the time when you develop trust.
Now in order to shape up your chakra and bring it to function full on you should try and activate it by grounding exercises, running, dancing, or mindful walking, meditating about your childhood, remembering things you enjoyed in that crucial time, all of these actions can help you balancing the root chakra. In yoga we have all the standing positions which activate the lower chakras.
I decided to put on some upbeat music (Marilyn Manson´s new album was my choice of the day), get rid of shoes and socks, and dance and jump barefeet for half an hour. That was really fun and now I am feeling awesome!