Small Intestine Meridian Yoga

Ki Yoga originated in Japan around 200 years ago. It is a form of Yoga based on the 5 Element Theory.

Specific postures are designed to balance the meridian system of which there are 12. 

This sequence is designed to balance the Small Intestine (SI) Meridian. This practice would typically be done as we head into summer or when there is an imbalance in the meridian. The Si Meridian governs the small intestine, long muscles of the body, it's the bodies powerhouse.

If there is any discomfort during the practice, stop immediately. The postures may need modification, this can be done in consultation with your Inspire team

Place hands directly under shoulders 

Exhale down.
As far as you feel comfortable.

Inhale up.

Repeat 8 times.

Lay down on your back
With one foot pressed into the opposite shin.
Hands resting on the hips.

Exhale as you sit up.
Come up as high as you feel comfortable

Inhale down

Repeat 8 times

From your hands and knees, move the hips up to the ceiling coming into a downward facing dog.

As you exhale move into upward facing dog

Hold the position as you inhale.

Exhale back to downward facing dog.

Repeat 8 times.

Laying on your front.

Place the hands behind the head, feet slightly wider than the hips.

As you exhale, lift the chest and legs.

Ensure there is no discomfort, particularly in the lower back.

Inhale back to the floor.

Repeat 5 times.

Enjoy the REST.

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About the Author

Liama Aesha has been a Shiatsu Practitioner for 17 years and a Yoga Teacher for 10 years.

She owns her own clinic and Yoga studio in Dee Why. She believes in empowering her clients with the knowledge to understand their own health and to give them the best tools to use as and when they require.

Registered Member of Shiatsu Therapy Association, Australia.
Registered Level 2 Teacher with Yoga Australia
Registered Yoga Therapist with Yoga Australia

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