Covering the Eyes or palming is key to this lesson in tracking the relaxation of the optic nerve. Through a series of movements with the eyes using primarily saccades (jumping movements), vergence and squeezing the eyes, the excitation of the optic nerve is calmed allowing for the emergence of blackness in the visual field.
This lesson creates a powerful ease and openness through the entire chest and back. Movements of the spine through the chest help to differentiate ribs and vertebra.
This lesson cultivates a twist through the torso coordinating the flexors and extensors. Alternately expanding the chest and abdomen improves the twisting.
This lesson has many variations of circling the pelvis. It is great for freeing the hip joints and lower back while integrating the spine and the head.
By exploring many ways of painting imaginary lines with your feet, you enhance their awareness and create ease in your hip joints and lower back.