Bodywork that's more than skin deep

Massage therapy is just one part of a healing regimen. Yoga or daily stretching and breathing exercises are key elements in preventing injury, reducing stress and maintaining overall health. They extend the benefits of massage treatments! A balanced diet, exercise, plenty of water and laughter are also important aspects in a healthy lifestyle.



Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Throat Chakra ~ Visuddha

5th Chakra ~ Throat
Throat Chakra 3
The throat chakra is located in the center of the throat. This chakra is linked to our creativity and ability to communicate.

Color:
Bright Blue, Turquoise
Sanskrit: Visuddha
Sanskrit Translation: Purification
Location:
Throat
Element: Ether / Sound
Symbol: Inverted Pyramid
Petals: 16
Power: Sound, Purification, Vibration, Resonance, Rhythm
Function: Communication (Speaking & Listening) Expressing Creativity,  Connection, Integrity
Action: Expressing Highest Truth, Living Creatively, Listening
Rights: To Speak & Be Heard
Meditation: I SPEAK  & I LISTEN ~ “I express creatively and live from my integrity.”
Musical Note: G
Bija Mantra: HAM
Vowel Sound: Eee as in free
Sense: Hearing
Food: Fruits
Scents: Frankincense, Sage, Eucalyptus, Sandalwood, Lavender, Ylang Ylang
Gemstones: Aquamarine, Kyanite, Turquoise, Tourmaline, Chalcedony, Blue Agate
Metal: Mercury
Planets:
Mercury
Astrological Sign: Virgo, Gemini
Animals: Elephant, Blue Bird, Any Song Bird, Sparrow Hawk
Relationship Style: Commitment to Higher Goals, Active Listening,  Communion with Another
Balanced: Eloquence, Honest, Clear and Easy Self-Expression, Free Will & Creativity Flows Easily
Imbalanced: Weak Voice, Hearing Problems, Sore Throat, TMJ, Laryngitis, Neck Tension/Pain, Uncommunicative, Shy, Egotistical, Emotional, Dis-empowered
Endocrine Gland: Thyroid & Parathyroid Glands
Related Body Parts: Throat, Neck, Ears, Mouth, Jaw, Teeth, Shoulders
Best Therapy: Singing, Chanting, Toning, Drumming, Reading, Writing, Anything Rhythmic, Silent Retreat, Yoga, Dancing, Listening and Taking in. 
Daily Exercise: Chanting, Toning, Meditation, Journal Writing, Reading Poetry
Goddesses: Bridgit, Ganga, the Muses, Sarasvati
Gods: Hermes, Mercury, Thoth
Yoga Style: Mantra Yoga
Yoga Poses: Neck Rolls, Lion, Shoulder Stand, Plow, Headstand, Camel, Fish
Nature Experience: Blue Sky, Ocean Overlook

Please enjoy this Throat Chakra meditation:

3 comments:

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tai carmen said...

Great breakdown! I love all the extras -- the talismans and amulets and scents that create the world of each chakra. Very extensive and stimulating!!!

Maree said...

thank you! i appreciate your comment. may you be well! :)