The chakra system is more relevant than most would think but what are they exactly? They are not just colors of the rainbow lined up the body. The represent the bodies energy fields. It is a scientific fact that everything is energy. Everything carries a vibration and your body is full of energy channels. The Sanskrit word of chakra means wheel or disk. This is wheel of energy throughout the body. There are 7 chakras that line up with the spine. Each chakra is responsible for a different energy.
Root chakra (first)
Responsible for: Stability and security.
Location: Base of the spine
Sacral chakra (second)
Responsible for: Creativity
Location: Below the navel
Solar Plexus chakra (third)
Responsible for: Self-discipline, power and judgment.
Location: Stomach area
Heart chakra (fourth)
Responsible for: Love and connection
Location: Middle of the chest
Throat chakra (fifth)
Responsible for: Verbal communication and expression
Third Eye chakra (sixth)
Responsible for: Intuition
Location: Forehead, between the eyes
Crown chakra (seventh)
Responsible for: Spiritual connection and enlightenment
Location: Crown of head
The chakras lined up with energy sending signals to massive nerve centers in the body. The chakras are in the areas where there is a high number of nerves and major organs. Our psychological, emotional, states of being correspond to these areas. The chakras are cycles of energy that are always moving, keeping the seven chakras open and moving is essential. If there is a blockage, energy cannot flow and can result in a number of changes in behavior or personality treats. Each wheel of energy works in sync with the other. If one wheel is stuck, the others will not work properly.
As we know, the spine and brain are power house of the body, sending messages to every part of your body. Our thoughts create emotions and those feelings carry a vibrational energy response. Physical ailments can be a result of emotional conflict when the brain send a signal to the body that something is wrong or when something is right.
Here is a Simple online test you can take to see if your chakras are balanced or not and tons of information available to dig deeper into the philosophical foundations of the chakras. However, self-awareness is key in understand the full concept and how it symbolizes in your life.