The sacral chakra is associated with sensuality and creativity. The primary function of this energy center is pleasure and overall enjoyment of life.
When the sacral chakra is balanced and functioning properly, we can expect our relationship with ourselves and the world to feel harmonious, pleasureful, and nurturing.
The sacral chakra is associated with the element of water. The water element is all about flow, flexibility and freedom of expression when it comes to emotions and sensuality. This energy center, when balanced, offers direct access to flow, flexibility, and fun.
Signs of blocked sacral chakra energy
Blocked energy in the chakras can manifest in our emotional, spiritual, and even physical bodies. Physical symptoms of blocked chakras many times occur in the area of the blocked energy center.
When the sacral chakra is out of alignment, you may experience any of the follow:
Chronic low back pain
Ovarian cysts and other reproductive issues
Urinary tract infections
Pain during intercourse
Complications with the bladder & kidneys
Other pelvic–lower abdominal pain
Overindulgence in sexual fantasy
Lack of interest in sex all together
Difficulty expressing our emotions, needs, and creativity
Mentally, blocked sacral energy can manifest as issues such as co-dependency or feeling overwhelmed by our emotions
How to balance the sacral chakra
Practice asana postures that target the sacral area. Some of these yoga poses include happy baby and goddess pose.
Use stones and crystals
Take a soothing bath with essential oils.
Tap into your creative side.
Practice using affirmations(I am creative)
When the sacral chakra is in healthy alignment, you will be able to source energy for creativity, movement, procreation, desire, pleasure, and relationships.
You will be able to freely express your wants and needs in relationships, and pleasure will be a priority. Creativity and visualization will become easy for you to tap into when your sacral chakra is aligned.