Throat Chakra - Vishuddhi - The seat of purification

Located in the larynx area of the neck and throat this energy centre focuses on purification both physically and spiritually. The colour of the Vishuddhi Chakra is blue and the corresponding element is Ether.

By utilising various techniques of Pranayama (conscious guidance and regulation of the breath) and yoga postures the Vishuddi Chakra helps strengthen the lungs and improve blood circulation thereby improving the function of the rest of the body's organs. It also increases energy, calms the nervous system, reducing stress and anxiety. When the energy flows freely it helps to remove excess body heat, reduces body odor, boosts the immune system and stills the mind.

Not only is our external environment polluted, but our internal psychological and emotional worlds are also affected by toxic