Chakras have only recently become more well-known, with the growth in popularity of yoga and New Age philosophies in general. They are complex and ancient energy system that originated in India. They were first mentioned in the Vedas, ancient sacred texts of spiritual knowledge dating from 1500 to 1000 BC.
Chakra ( cakra in Sanskrit) means "Wheel" and refers to energy points in the body. They are thought to be spinning disks of energy that should stay "Open" and aligned, as they correspond to bundles of nerves, major organs, and areas of our energetic body that affect our emotional and physical well-being. There are seven main chakras that run along your spine.
Each of these seven main chakras has a corresponding number, name, color, specific area of the spine from the sacrum to the crown of the head, and health focus.
Location: The base of the spine, in the tailbone area
Meaning: Physical identity, stability, grounding
Loction: Just below the bellybutton,just above the pubic bone
Meaning: Sexuality, pleasure, creativity
SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA
Location : The upper abdomen, in the stomach area
Location: The center of the chest, just above the heart( area called the "heart center" in some yoga classes)
Meaning: Love, compassion
Location: The throat
THIRD EYE CHAKRA
Location: Between the eyes, on the forehead,which is why it's also know as the "brow chakra"
Meaning: Intuition, imagination
Location: The very top of the head
Color: Violet or white
Meaning: Awarness, intelligence