This is the name given to important energy centres which relate to particular parts of the body, and to systems within the body. The word Chakra is Sanskrit for wheel and the chakras are spinning, coloured wheels of energy. This energy is the vital life force which keeps us healthy.
The ability of the energy centres to function optimally is what keeps us balanced. The colours of the chakras are the same as the colours of a rainbow.
The seven main chakras are: