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Human Design – Root Center

  • The Root Center is both a Pressure and Motor Center (Stress Energy). It controls the “fight or flight” response in our body.
  • Four of the nine gates in the Root Center are part of the Collective Circuit (41,52,53,58).
  • Three of the nine gates in the Root Center are part of the Individual Circuit (38,39,60).
  • Two of the nine gates in the Root Center are part of the Tribal Circuit (19,54).

  • 1 – Knowing Pressure (Individual)
  • 2 – Tribal Pressure
  • 3 – Understanding Pressure (logical)
  • 4 – Sensing Pressure (Abstraction)

The Biology

Just some of the key words associated with the Root Center and its Gates are :

Pressure Stress Stillness
Focus Acceptance Limitation
Fantasy New Experience Vitality
Challenge Authority Demands Service
Opposition Fighting Aggressiveness
Material Ambition Beginnings Freedom
Need Flirtation Sensitivity
Touch Territory Provocation
Individualism Tension Deafness