These past two weeks we have explored the THROAT Chakra, a place within ourselves which we often struggle with. Communication, self expression or feeling misunderstood. The Throat Chakra - Vishuddha is sanskrit for 'purification', this pure energy calls upon our communication center to be one of authenticity and truth in our lives.
When our throat chakra is out of balance it most likely will show up in our self-expression and communication. How do you feel about your communication skills from day to day? I can remember being an incredibly shy child and suffering from severe social anxiety growing up. Even within my first Yoga training I would blush at the thought of having to stand in front of a group of people. What pushed me to the place I am now within my teaching career and life was my inner voice, that personal power we all have but sometimes it gets a little hidden. As we move through life we are always adapting to our surroundings, from the moment we were children, we soak everything up like sponges, language, words, visual, silence, body language, listening and being told what's right and wrong. No wonder it's so easy to stray from the straight and narrow sometimes.
Communication is what moves us through life, whether it is verbal or non verbal communication, body language speaks volumes and I will never forget my partner telling me 'actions speak louder than words'. This hit a deep chord within me as I have had my fair share of intense experiences with Throat Chakra imbalances and blocks and I'm happy to say after a lot of work Im through the otherside, but still learning!
Lets learn a little more about Vishuddha Chakra...
An imbalanced Throat