The Root Chakra (Muladhara) is located at the base of the spine. It one of the most important chakras, connecting us to our physical bodies as well as our primal instincts. This chakra serves as our very foundation and it is of great importance to keep this chakra balanced before moving on to the rest of the chakra system.
There are many ways to balance the chakras, the most popular and effective being meditation and visualization. When we focus our attention on a particular chakra, we can explore and balance the energy that resides there.
For opening the Root Chakra, you visualize the color crimson at the base of your spine during meditation.
In this brief video on balancing this chakra, I have provided a few alternative options to supplement your meditation practice. Enjoy!