KRIYA  –  STRENGTHENING THE STOMACH

(Owner’s Manual for the Human Body, p. 40) 

  1. Lie on your back. Heels together. Lift the legs 90 degrees as you inhale through the mouth, then lower the legs as you exhale through the nose. Continue for 3 minutes. (Keep legs straight, no bend in the knees.)

  1. Sit in Heels in Rock Pose. Hands on the shoulders. Inhale through the mouth as you rise to a kneeling position, exhale through the nose as you return to Rock Pose. Continue for 3 and a half minutes

  1. Sit in Easy Pose. Put the hands on the knees. Grind your spine in wide circles, moving powerfully. Lose weight! Lose fat! Move! Continue for 3 and half minutes.

  1. Sit in Easy Pose. Hands in Venus lock behind your back. Inhale through the mouth as you bend forward into Yoga Mudra, bringing your forehead to the ground in front of you as your arms lift to the sky. Exhale through the nose sitting back up into Easy Pose. Continue for 3 minutes. This will create the balance of energy.

  1. Lie flat on your back in Corpse Pose (hands are palms up). Concentrate at the navel point. Yogi Bhajan played the gong for this meditation. 5-7 minutes.

  1. Roll your hands and feet. Bring the knees to the chest and roll on the spine.

Comments: Divide your stomach into four parts: one part with food, one part with water, one part with air and one part to digest what is eaten.