The first chakra is the physical, ancestral and vital root. It is located at the base of the spine, specifically at the coccyx which located on the perineum between the anus and the genitals. Its function in the body is related to the strength of the bones, teeth, nails, intestine, legs, and feet.
Muladhara Chakra acts as a foundation for all the other chakras. Its good functioning is a determinant for the spiritual development of all the situations that make up the individual. It is the root of the energy system because it is the first of the seven main chakras. It regulates the forces that are related to the physical being and the relationship with the material world and to the connection with the earth. It represents the most elementary of the being that requires solidity and connection with the earth as a provider of life, strength, and protection. The color that identifies it is the red that corresponds to the most primitive energy of the earth and the life that emerges from it.
It is necessary to become aware of your own body and feel the energy provided by the earth with standing postures which increase strength and balance of the body connecting to the base of the column with the ground to open the energy system from the root.
Tadasana – Mountain Pose
Stand with your feet together or slightly apart, focus your gaze to the front while the spine stays straight, arms are next to the body, relaxing the shoulders and facial muscles. The weight must be distributed very well on both feet. Attentive to breathing, one must become aware of each part of his or her body, how he or she stands firmly on the ground, and how it gives him or her strength and vitality.
Virabhadrasana – Warrior Pose I
Start standing in the mountain pose, with an inhalation take a step or a jump separating the legs a meter away. Women gym clothes and cotton leggings will allow one to experience greater flexibility in each movement. The right leg is left forward flexing the knee without passing the toes, turn the left foot 45 degrees. The heels of both feet should be aligned. Rotate the pelvis fully to the front, the spine should be straight, look for stability in the feet and ankles. Exhale and bend the right knee a little more, so that the thigh makes a 90 ° angle with the floor and the calf is perpendicular. Extend the arms above the head parallel to the ground and keep the pose breathing deeply and feeling as it connects with the earth and fills with vitality and energy, filling with the spiritual strength of the warrior.
Malasana or Indian Pose
Start the standing posture and separate the feet at a distance similar to the width of the shoulders. Slowly and conscientiously make a squat by flexing the knees and hips deeply, the feet are kept firm on the floor, lower as much as possible and bring the torso forward between the thighs, the spine should be held in a straight line with the crown of the head. By using yoga leggings, you can perform the leg flexions more easily and comfortably. Join the hands in namaste and bring them to the center of the chest. With the elbows, make a slight pressure on the thighs to deepen the opening of the hips. With controlled breathing, sustain the confidence that transmits the pose.