Root Chakra Healing for Beginners

The 1st Chakra, the Root Chakra, represents our foundation and is all about feeling grounded and secure. Here's the quick skinny on what you need to know about Root Chakra healing:

Location of our Root Chakra: Base of spine in tailbone area

What affects our Root Chakra: Survival issues, such as money and food

Color: Red

Healing Exercises:

  • Stomping your bare feet on the ground. Remember, the Root Chakra is all about feeling "grounded."
  • Practicing Kundalini Yoga can open up your lower spine. Bridge Pose is another good yoga pose to try out (see above image).

Healing Foods:

  • Red colored foods like apples and beets
  • Hot spices like red cayenne peppers and Tabasco sauce
  • Vegetables from the ground like potatoes and carrots
  • Animal proteins like red meat and eggs

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