The base chakra represents our connection to the ground, to home, to material needs, to habits, to a sense of security and survival.
Location: At the bottom of the spine, between the anus and the genitals
Organs: Organs of elimination
Color: Red
Element: Earth
When the chakra is balanced: Sense of being grounded, stability, confidence, sense of belonging, healthy discharge
Shadow: fear, insecurity, life felt as a burden, obesity, hemorrhoids, constipation (problems with elimination) sexual perversions.
Yoga exercises to strengthen the chakra:
Root Lock
Frog Pose
Front Stretch