Elbow bending

Kehuni Naman

Stage 1

  • Extend the arms in front of the body, shoulder height.
  • Open the hands and have the palms facing up.
  • Bend the arms at the elbows bringing the fingers to the shoulders.
  • Hold for a moment, then straighten the arms again.
  • Practice 5-10 times.

Stage 2

  • Extend the arms out to the sides of the body, shoulder height.
  • Open the hands and have the palms facing up.
  • Bend the arms at the elbows bringing the fingers to the shoulders.
  • Hold for a moment, then straighten the arms again.
  • Practice 5-10 times.

Breathing

  • Inhale to straighten the arms.
  • Exhale to bend arms.

Awareness

  • The movement in the wrist joint.
  • The sensations experienced in the arm muscles.
  • Synchronizing the movement with the breath.

Practice note

  • Keep the upper arms parallel to the floor throughout the practice.