Different yoga postures have a stimulating effect on the different chakras. You can change the energy in your body simply by performing the right yoga postures for the chakras and stimulate the respective energies that correspond with that chakra.
The First Chakra, the Mooladhar Chakra, is the root chakra and is located in between anus and genitals. It is responsible for feeling grounded and down-to-earth. People who have difficulties to find their place in the world, who do not know where their roots are and don’t have a connection to their background and identity should work on their first chakra.
Below you will find yoga poses described that help you energize your first chakra. Practicing these yoga postures and doing meditation on the first chakra will help you in finding your place in the world and knowing where you belong. It can reduce identity issues and schizophrenia as well as it gives you a strong feeling of emotional security.
With regular yoga practice you become aware of how the postures influence the energy in your body and how physical as well as mental changes take place.