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May 16, 2024

Awakening Your Divine Energy: A Spiritual Guide to Sacral Chakra Healing

Life’s ups and downs can sometimes throw our body’s energetic system off-kilter, especially our chakras. Let’s talk about the sacral chakra, nestled in your lower abdomen. It’s your powerhouse for emotional wellness, creativity, and all things feminine. If it gets blocked, you might find your creativity drying up, your motivation lagging, or relationships feeling strained. Physical discomfort like lower back pain can even creep in. But when it’s in balance, the sacral chakra turns you into a beacon of self-expression, joy, and relationship harmony. So let’s dive into the exciting world of sacral chakra healing and get that vibrant energy flowing again!

Sacred Belly Dancing and Hip Circles

Sacred dance, like belly dancing, is not just a gorgeous expressive art form, it’s like a dance-off for your sacral chakra. The vigorous shaking and fluid movements stimulate the sacral chakra and help to remove energy blockages in this region, leading to a free flow of energy. Many women store trauma in their hips, so belly dancing and hip circles can be a playful way to ease into releasing it. Not to mention, the sensual movements help activate our sexual and feminine energy, which can feel really empowering! When our creative life force is activated a portal of pure bliss opens up, where our manifestations become potent and pure.

In addition to the myriad of spiritual benefits, sacred dances offer multiple health benefits such as physically, they tone the muscles, improve flexibility and coordination, and enhance cardiovascular health. As you mentally focus on the coordination of each move, you improve your cognitive functions all while releasing endorphins in the process, lowering stress levels. So you can shed emotional and physical weight.

Pro tip: If you’re feeling up for the challenge, sign up for a belly dancing class, practice your hip circles with a weighted hula-hoop, or simply put on your fave playlist that makes you feel like a Goddess, and start shaking’!

Yoni Steams

Ladies, have you heard of Yoni Steams? Also known as vaginal steams. This isn’t some newfangled wellness fad, but an age-old practice with roots in Mayan, Korean, and African cultures. Imagine a steam bath, but this one’s just for your pelvic area. The goal? To cleanse, revitalize, and reconnect us with our divine feminine energy. This is such an amazing ritual to establish when you want to send your sacral chakra some extra love.

The stars of this show are therapeutic herbs like mugwort, rosemary, lavender, and chamomile. Picture them as the spa therapists of the plant world known for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and soothing effects. When they’re steamed, they release their magic oils, which get absorbed through the mucous membranes of the vagina- Basically a spa day for your reproductive system!

However, as with any wellness practice, it’s always a good idea to have a chat with your healthcare provider before trying yoni steams.The benefits of yoni steams are numerous. Among them are:

  • Regulating menstrual cycles and easing discomfort and bloating associated with periods.
  • Promoting healing after childbirth and toning the reproductive system.
  • Detoxifying the womb and removing toxins from the body.
  • Treating uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, uterine weakness, uterine prolapse, and endometriosis.
  • Relieving symptoms of menopause.
  • Aiding in the reconnection with the feminine energy and nurturing the divine feminine within.

Pranayama – Breathwork

Pranayama, or breath work, is like a remote control for your chakras. By focusing your breath, you can direct the energy, or prana, to specific areas. For the sacral chakra, imagine you’re inflating a balloon in your lower abdomen as you breathe in, and deflating it as you breathe out. Visualize a shiny orange light (the sacral chakra’s signature color) as you breathe, which can balance the sacral chakra and give you a creativity boost along with an emotional makeover. In addition to visualizing an orange light, you can also try the following breathwork techniques to activate the sacral chakra:

  1. Alternate Nostril Breathing: This technique balances the energy in the body. Start by closing your right nostril with your thumb and inhale through your left nostril. Then, close your left nostril with your ring finger, release your thumb and exhale through your right nostril. Inhale through the right nostril, close it with your thumb, release your ring finger and exhale through your left nostril. This completes one round. As you breathe, visualize the energy flowing into your sacral chakra.
  2. Belly Breathing: Place one hand on your belly and the other on your heart. Take a deep breath in, allowing your belly to expand as much as possible. As you exhale, allow your belly to contract. As you do this, focus your attention on your sacral chakra and imagine the energy flowing into this area.
  3. Breath of Fire: This powerful breathing technique involves taking fast, rhythmic breaths while contracting your abdominal muscles with each exhale. It’s known to stimulate the sacral chakra, enhancing creativity and emotional well-being.

Naomi Wolfe’s Book, “Vagina”

Looking for a deeper dive into the magic of femininity and the importance of honoring our reproductive health? Naomi Wolfe’s book, “Vagina,” is like a spiritual treasure map, and uncovers the physical, energetic, and spiritual layers of femininity with practical tips and tricks for connecting with and healing our divine feminine essence.

Wolfe mentions, “Female sexual pleasure, rightly understood, is not just about sexuality, or just about pleasure. It serves, also, as a medium of female self-knowledge and hopefulness; female creativity and courage; female focus and initiative; female bliss and transcendence; and as medium of a sensibility that feels very much like freedom.” This quote beautifully exemplifies a thriving sacral chakra, which is available for each and every one of us. A woman who is connected to her body and knows how to access pleasure is a powerful woman, and it is from this place that we can see all that we’re capable of!

Continue your knowledge, as the book shares practices such as yoni steaming, breath work, and sacral chakra meditations. Remember, chakra healing isn’t a race, it’s a dance. It’s all about tuning in, listening to your spiritual body, and giving it the attention it deserves. So, put on your dancing shoes, take a deep breath, move, steam, and explore the wisdom of your divine body. Your sacral chakra – and your overall spiritual wellbeing – will be ready to party!


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