It’s Week 3 of the #AuraCacia Chakra Journey and we are now visiting the fiery energy of the #SolarPlexus!

solar plexus chakra

solar plexus chakra


The solar plexus chakra, known as the Manipura in sanskrit, helps invigorate healthy metabolism, while minimizing the stagnating effects of couch potato syndrome.

Location midway between navel and base of sternum
Sanskrit Name Manipura
Color yellow
# of Petals 10
Element Fire
Mantra Ram
Mind personal power
Emotion expansiveness
Spirit growth

Also, I am once again rallying votes for my photo entry this week in the Chakra Journey Photo Contest! Please visit this link to vote: Candice’s Chakra Journey!

“#WildThing ….. you make my heart sing…..!” #Camatkarasana ~ “The ecstatic unfolding of an enraptured heart!” #flexyourplexus balancing my #solarplexuschakra #backbending #coreenergy #confidence #yogagirl #yogalife #yogapractice #yogalove #yogadogs #dogsitting #wildthings #gentlegiants #standardpoodles #goldendoodle #puppypoodles #puppykisses #puppylove #curlygirl #curlydogs #Shanti #OM #Namaste

“Creating my #sacralspace balancing my yin with my yang, mixing my energetic creativity with calm serenity, two worlds merge” ~ @iamcandicemaria

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Chakra Journey photo contest - Sacral Space

“Balancing my Yin with my Yang” ♎♎♎ creating my #SacralSpace practicing at the yoga studio between teaching classes bringing balanced serenity to my world! #auracacia #chakrajourney #UtthitaTrikonasana #sacralchakra #balancingacts #YinYoga #AshtangaYoga #YinYogini #AshtangiYogini #swadisthana #hips #hipopeners #emotions #creativity #energetic #yogablisstuscaloosa #radiantbalanceyoga

Please be sure to vote for this picture at the AuraCacia photo gallery!

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This week’s #AuraCaciaAromatherpy Chakra Journey photo contest is focused on balancing the #sacralchakra  visit this link: Candice’s Chakra Journey  to vote for my photo as seen above in this post that is a part of the chakra journey photo contest, it only takes 2 seconds!

Get involved: you don’t have to be a yoga teacher to participate in this journey and photo contest,  I actually encourage you to participate if  you are a yoga practitioner, student or just curious about the Chakra system to jump in and demonstrate how you balance your chakras each week. You can learn more about becoming a part of the journey from my chakra journey link above!

#Namaste