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Perhaps you have already gotten rid of some tension, thus enabling your lumbar spine to sink nearer to the floor. 2006 14:50 Uhr Seite 56 Knee Crossover - for a relaxed lower back Cross one leg over the other and pull them both toward your chest. Hold the lower knee as firmly as possible with both hands. Breathe in with your thigh against your stomach, and as you breathe out, pull your knee closer to your chest. Relax as much as you can while you exhale. Tip: If you cannot lay your head down comfortably because your neck curves toward the floor, place a small cushion under your head.

Let this energy rise up your hands and arms. Feel this energy in your shoulders and up in the back of your head. Breathe calmly and evenly. 10 Then focus on your toes and feet. Let the energy rise from them up your legs to your pelvis and then up your back to your head. Breathe calmly and evenly again. Take a moment to feel this new energy rising inside you. 2006 14:49 Uhr Seite 52 Self-Massage Stand up straight. Twist your upper body alternately to the left and right several times, fast enough to make your arms swing.

7 Stand up straight and motionless like a mountain. The insides of your ankles should be touching, but not so that there is too much pressure on the inside edge of your feet. Feel the outside edges of your feet and then press your big toe joint into the floor to produce a stable tension in the arch of your foot. Spread your toes. Because you are barefoot, your feet have plenty of room to move. The crown of your head stretches up to the sky and your outstretched fingertips reach for the ground. Lift your breastbone forward and upward, without hollowing your back.

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