Everything – health and disease – begins in the consciousness, believes Martin Brofman, the architect of the ‘Body-Mirror’ system, who has healed and empowered many to have complete control over their destiny
Chakra: Swadishtana also called the sensation chakra
Location: The centre of the abdomen
Systems controlled: Reproductive system
Lunar plexus and the gland gonad – associated with ovaries and testes
Consciousness (what it stands for) : This chakra stands for the pleasure principle. Applies to our appetite for food and sex.
Symptoms of imbalance: Frigidity, gluttony (trying to substitute food in the place of sex for the physical sensation of pleasure. Problems in the ovaries or testes
Related senses: The sense of taste
Musical note: ‘Re’ in the Indian system, ‘Re’ in the western system
Techniques to restore balance: Meditate telling yourself your needs will be looked after and that all is well and safe. Satisfy your need and not your greed, but do not deny yourself either. Visualise the colour orange in the region of the chakra and play the note ‘re’.
Chakra: Manipura also called solar plexus or power centre
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