Working to balance the body’s unique energy system can be quite an overwhelming proposition if you don’t have a good grasp of the lay of the land. Seven chakras or energy centers are located at different parts of the body. According to a chakra map, the first, the root chakra, is located at your base. The seventh chakra or crown chakra is located at the top of your head. Spread between the first and the seventh are five additional energy centers that correspond to creativity, relationships, love, expression, and insight.
In this Hubpages post, each of the seven energy systems are explored in depth. Focusing on the physical location as well as a person’s needs which are associated with each chakra, the article provides a good overview of using your chakra system to understand overall health and well being.
Each of the seven main chakras are connected to bodily functioning, emotional functioning, spiritual functioning, colors, Deities, a crystal or stone, and a mantra. By using the colors, stones, and other connections you can work to balance chakras or get chakra healing. By working with each of the chakras you can start to heal physical as well as deep emotional issues.
Read more about your seven chakras here.