The solar plexus charka is all about personal will, self control, self worth and feeling a sense of belonging. When we connected to this inner strength, we find balance and abundance. If you are struggling with stepping into your true potential and lack feelings of confidence this is a great charka to work with. Lying on your back or in a seated position and place your hands on your belly.Taking deep belly breaths connect this charka by imagine your sending bright yellow light into your belly centre through your hands. Take this visualization as you mindfully breathe into your belly and say the mantra in your mind or out loud. Do this for as long as feels good for you.
Purpose: Personal self will, energy, strength, self worth, feeling of belonging.
Location: Upper belly, navel.
Crystals: Orange Calcite, Citrine, Amber.
Foods: Warming properties, like ginger, cayenne, turmeric, cinnamon. Yellow foods like lemons, pineapple, bananas, yellow squash.
Essential oils: Fennel, Juniper, Lemongrass.
Yoga postures: Arha Matsyendrasana, Parivrtta Parsvakonasana, Side lying stretch over bolster. Poses that focus on twisting, and firing up the abdominal are