Color therapy or chromatherapy dates back thousands of years and was used in many cultures including China, India and Egypt. Is is simply light of different wavelengths and thus each color produces its own energy.
Color therapy is totally holistic and non invasive. It is safe and gentle, color is all around us! All we need to do is heighten our awareness of the energy of color in order to balance and transform our lives!
Your probably asking yourself if its all around us then how does it work? The energy of the 7 colors relate to the 7 chakras of the body. When the chakras are balances then good health and well being are experienced. color therapy attempts to rebalance these energies by applying the appropriate color to them. When aligned you will feel good balance, health, increased energy and decreased stress.
You can experience color therapy a number of different ways. Generally you can expect to be seated or lying down on a massage table while fully clothed.
Your color practitioner will use light filters, meditation, colored silks, waters, crystals and or color breathing. The method of choice will be based on your first consultation.
During the treatment you may experience: a deep relaxation, warmth, floating sensations, tingling, a general sense of peace, seeing different colors, and feeling revitalized!
Color therapy is a very pleasant therapy that is good for people of all ages! Color is one of the best therapies to increase your sense of well being. One of the most non invasive therapies around, a great way to venture into the world of holistic therapies!
©2008 Fay Chapple
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Fay Chapple is an International Feng Shui Expert, award winning Interior Decorator and Life Coach, and is Principal of the award winning Home & Life Design Firm Blue Avalon.
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