The 2nd (Sacral) Chakra or Svadhisthana is located two inches below your navel. It is connected with the element of Water and is associated with the color orange. This is the center of feeling, emotion, pleasure, sensuality, intimacy and connection. The 2nd chakra seeks pleasure and enjoyment. Our desires, passions and imaginations are expressed through this chakra. The energy of this chakra allows you to let go, to move, and to feel change and transformation occurring within your body. It allows you to experience this moment as it is, in its own fullness.
Physical imbalances include sexual and reproductive issues, urinary problems, kidney disfunctions, hip, pelvic and low back pain.
Relationship, sexual or interpersonal limitations and issues are typically related to the sacral chakra as well as feelings of inadequacy, lack of self-worth, self-criticism, victimization, loneliness and eating disorders. Emotional imbalances can include feeling easily overwhelmed, being out of touch with your emotions and closed off, and there can be a loss of imagination and no creativity. We can have fears of impotence, betrayal and addictions.
When this chakra is balanced, we are passionate, present in our bodies, sensual, creative and connected to our feelings. People with a balanced sacral chakras draw on their creativity and passion and are comfortable with their physical and sexual identities. They tend to have a warm and constructive approach to both personal and professional relationships, and healthy family and love relations.