What is a Chakra? Simply put, it is a center of energy that rotates in a 3 dimensional manner eminating from the center of our body. There are 7 main chakras, and they fuel different areas of our bodies energetically. When something is off in one of your chakras, it can have a profound effect on your physical, mental or spiritual well-being. The following chart provides a basic overview of where each chakra is located, and the primary functions they perform.