*if you keep waking up at a certain time in the night, it may be connected to some disturbance in the meridians. in chinese medicine there is a body clock, where two-hour time periods are connected to specific meridians. the ones that are most likely connected to sleep disturbances are:
GALLBLADDER: 11 pm-1 am // LIVER: 1-3 am // LUNG 3-5am // LARGE INTESTINE 5-7 am
if there is one stretch that will help a majority of students i know… especially those that suffer with low back pain, sciatica and/or general tightness in the legs and hips – it’s this one. it can be done either using a strap, as shown – or with a a door frame. i’ll instruct below – but this leg posture does a similar “trick” as last weeks arm stretch – notice after each side how the leg you just stretched actually feels like it’s grown an inch or two!
try this every day for one week and notice if your low back, legs and hips feel any different!
hey there yogis… sorry to leave you high and dry last week. i had one of those weeks where i didn’t feel like i had time to return phone calls, let alone update my blog. our household was buzzing with preparations for a my husband jeremy’s art opening, a music gig, preparations for goingContinue reading “nothing sympathetic about this”