Welcome to the second chakra in the body – the center of our creativity, sexuality, and inspiration.
Not sure what the chakras are? Check out the first post in this series about the root chakra, the history, and how to bring your energy into balance.
The Sacral Chakra at a Glance
The sacral chakra, or swadisthana chakra in Sanskrit, has received the nicknames, “the sex chakra,” “the social chakra,” and “the creation chakra.” Located in the center of the lower belly or, as some believe, in the the genital area, it acts as the individual’s center of pleasure and passion — both sensually and creatively. This chakra governs reproductive systems and processes, sexuality, relationships, emotions, and sense of adventure.
Sexuality tends to be the first thing that comes to mind at the thought of the sacral chakra, but creativity is an often overlooked aspect of it as well. It