POWERFUL PURPLE Today we wrap up the Amazing World of Colour series with the Powerful Purple TRIBE. Purple represents the seventh chakra located at the crown of the head, the day Sunday and the element of Space. This is our spiritual centre. At birth, there is a natural spiritual connection. The life force flows freely through the body. This is physically evident in the fontanelles or soft spots located on the baby’s head. Fontanelle means ‘little fountain’. The vital energy surges upward through the […]
ROYAL BLUE Today’s sixth edition of The Amazing World of Colour series is focused on the Royal Blue TRIBE. Located between the eyebrows, at the spot commonly called The Third Eye, the sixth chakra is associated with the day Saturday, the colour indigo, and the element of light. This is the home of our intuition and the ability to see the bigger picture. The energy of the sixth chakra is perfectly summarized by the Sanskrit word Namaste, meaning, “I am a […]
ICE BLUE Part 5 of the Amazing World of Colour covers the Ice Blue TRIBE as our representative of the throat chakra. The throat is the fifth chakra, associated with the day Friday, light blue and located in the neck and shoulder area. This is our communication centre. Communication is a two way street. A healthy fifth chakra is evident in the expression of your authentic self and in focused listening. Both of these are a function of the head and spine. Like a […]
JUNGLE GREEN & GLADIATOR GREEN The Amazing World of Colour continues today with green, the colour of the heart chakra. This is the fourth chakra and the midpoint in our journey to the realization of our highest potential. As the centre chakra, the fourth marks a pivotal point in our development. This is the place of transition. Change isn’t always easy. We have to be willing to venture into the unknown. This is the choice made in the third chakra […]
SOLID GOLD The sun is rising! Today marks our third edition of the Amazing World of Colour series. We have traced the energy of the chakras upward from red at the base to orange in the lower back and groins to arrive at the third chakra in the belly. It is associated with Wednesday, the solar plexus and the energy of the sun. The third chakra is the centre of the ego, the spark of our consciousness. The word spirit […]
The final Pop-Up Challenge today was a success with 29 TRIBE Charity Challenge participants in attendance! The weather was beautiful and the spirits were high. Teams competed in a variety of relay races to earn additional points for their TRIBE. With all teams competing to win the privilege of donating the program proceeds to a charity of their choice, everyone wins.
FIERCE ORANGE Welcome back to the Amazing World of Colour. As we continue our way up the tower of of the mind, we arrive at the second chakra and the colour orange. The question to ask yourself now is WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO? The colour of passionate leadership and the consciousness of courage, orange will find a way to get you to your destination. Ruled by the element of water, the second chakra goes with the flow finding the […]
What do the Mind, Meditation and the TRIBE Charity Challenge have in common? The colours of the rainbow! In Eastern anatomy, the mind is made up of seven energy centres that are arranged along the head and spine in the colours of the rainbow (see photo right). These energy centres are called chakras. Think of them like computer hubs. These are areas where a large number of nerve endings are concentrated, transmitting and receiving information to and from the head and […]