Waitankung Movement Description
9. WAIST TWIST  

PURPOSE:
To strengthen the knees, the kidneys and the bladder by activating ch's around the waist area.

STEPS:

  1. Maintain same standing position of the previous movement
  2. Turn palms upside down
  3. Press hands down to the waist forming an oval by the two arms
  4. Spread fingers by pulling them upward 9 times to activate ch'i
  5. Make fingers face each other
  6. Turn waist left and then right without moving the hips to rotate the upper body 180 degrees
  7. Do 6 for 30 seconds or more

NOTES:
The hands are moved along the waist belt by the waist rotation, not by mvoing the arms or shoulders.




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