Aids: digestion of foods, emotions, thoughts; Liver; Gall Bladder; Spleen/Pancreas; Stomach; breath expansion; stress reduction; diaphragm
This exercise is done seated or standing: standing gives a better stretch to entire body.
Hand position: cross arms with hands holding the lower portion of each side of the rib cage. Hold firmly without creating tension in the hands, arms or shoulders.
Stance: legs under your body, feet parallel, knees slightly bent, jaw dropped.
Begin one full inhale by moving the lower arm to your side at your outer thigh and moving your arm fully extended up from the side of your body until the hand is reaching for the sky.
Hand position: palm is facing the sky over your head, fingers together, pointing toward the opposite side of your body, slight bend in elbow.
STAY RELAXED when you do this part.
Continue the above with the other arm.
The lifting and lowering of the arm from the rib cage and back to the rib cage is one count.
Do this exercise for 21 counts once per day or before and after each meal for a count of 7 each session if you have digestive problems.
Repeat 2 more times
This is an exercise passed down in mainland China within the family from healer to healer. It is part of daily health care and is usually applied to oneself but is very helpful when applied to others