Hand clenching

Mushtika Bandhana

  • Sit in the Seated Base Position (Prarambhik Sthiti).
  • Straighten the arms in front of the body, shoulder height.
  • Open the hands, palms down and stretch the fingers out wide
  • Close the fingers tight to make a fist with the thumbs inside.
  • Mindfully open the hands again and stretch the fingers out wide.
  • Practice 5-10 times.

Breathing

  • Inhale when opening the hands.
  • Exhale when closing the hands.

Awareness

  • The sensations experienced in the fingers.
  • Synchronizing the movement with the breath.

Progression

  • Bend and straighten each finger individually!