Think of a chakra as a wheel of energy or a bridge between our physical, emotional and spiritual bodies. The 7 main chakras coorespond to bundles of nerves and major organs and our emotional states. Because we are moving energetic bodies, these wheels must also stay open and moving in order to prevent buildup causing physical disharmonies and or emotional disharmony. These simple meditations will lend awareness to your chakras so you can keep them open and working smoothly. The seven main chakras starting at the root or bottom of your spine and ending at the crown of the head are known by the following names.