Padanguli naman

Padanguli naman

Padanguli Naman (toe bending)

Technique

  1. Sit in the base position with the legs outstretched and the feet slightly apart.
  2. Place the hands beside and slightly behind the buttocks.
  3. Lean back a little, using the arms to support the back.
  4. Keep the spine as straight as possible.
  5. Be aware of the toes.
  6. Move the toes of both feet slowly backward and forward, keeping the feet upright and the ankles relaxed and motionless.
  7. Hold each position for a few seconds.
  8. Repeat 10 times.

Breathing

  1. Inhale as the toes move backward.
  2. Exhale as the toes move forward.

Awareness

On the breath, mental counting and the stretching sensation produced by the movement.