Kehuni Naman (elbow bending)

Kehuni Naman (elbow bending)

Technique

Stage 1

  1. Remain in the base position or a cross-legged pose.
  2. Stretch the arms in front of the body at shoulder level.
  3. The hands should be open with the palms facing up.
  4. Bend the arms at the elbows and touch the fingers to the shoulders.
  5. Straighten the arms again.
  6. This is one round.
  7. Repeat 10 times.

Stage 2

  1. Extend the arms sideways at shoulder level, hands open and palms facing the ceiling.
  2. Bend the arms at the elbows and touch the fingers to the shoulders.
  3. Again straighten the arms sideways.
  4. Repeat 10 times.

Breathing

Inhale while straightening the arms. Exhale while bending the arms.

Awareness

On the breathing, the mental counting and the movement. Practice note: Throughout both stages, the upper arms remain parallel to the floor, elbows at shoulder level.