Sacral Chakra – Svadhishthana - Subconscious



Located just above the Muladhara Chakra between the coccyx and sacrum, the Sacral Chakra is the second of three primal chakras in human evolution. Often referred to as the seat of emotions this energy centre is one of fire and represented by the colour orange a symbol of purification, movement, desires and wants and its element is water. It is a source to look inward for direction about our purpose or the nature of our existence. The level of consciousness associated with this chakra is the subconscious where our impressions and memories of all the accumulated life data lies.


An overactive sacral chakra can make us feel emotionally over reactive, have excessive emotional attachment to people or objects, neediness, codependency, muscle tension and abdominal cramps. A deficiency can leave you feeling a fear of happiness or pleasure, self-sabotage, lack of creativity, low libido, depression, irregular menstrual cycle, urinary or bladder infections.


As we develop our yoga practice with discipline and wisdom (Gyana), we gain a better understandin