According to traditional medicine, the meridians are the channels through which the body's energy flows. Stretching the meridians helps energy flow without blockages, thus ensuring the well-being and health of the connected organs. Today we will practice together the stretching of the meridians of the heart and small intestine, which are the organs associated with summer. The exercises will help you improve flexibility and blood circulation and stimulates detox processes, which eliminate toxins and recharge the body against fatigue and inflammation.
Sit on the mat. Let your knees fall outside and bring your toes closer together. The hands grab the tips of the toes. Swing your knees up and down as if they were the wings of a butterfly. Breathe. Then, stop the movement and lean forward with your torso, get as far as you can.
Raise your torso, hold the position of the legs. Cross your arms in front of your chest and place your hands on your shoulders. Bend with your torso forward. Then remove your hands and place them on your thighs with your palms facing outwards.
Extend your legs in front of you. Place your hands behind your back, with your fingers pointing towards you. Raise your pelvis in the yoga position of the upward plank.
Return the pelvis to the ground. Move your legs to the side and bring yourself to your knees by lifting your pelvis. Bend slightly backwards supporting the lower back. Then take your hands off your back and place them on your heels. Let your head fall back.
Straighten your torso, lower your pelvis until you sit on your heels. Grab your heels with your hands and rest the top of your head on the mat. Raise your pelvis and enter the hare yoga position. Breathe, then release the position.