OCTOBER 9, 1985
You will need a piece of fruit for this exercise. Apple, banana, pear, grapes, it is your choice.
1. Sit in easy pose with a straight spine and put your fingertips on your shoulders. Your elbows point to each side and are at shoulder level. Close your eyes and breathing through the nose, inhale in eight strokes and exhale in eight strokes. Keep your spine straight. 5 1/2 Minutes.
2. Extend both arms straight out in front of you with the hands together palms facing up, the left hand is under the right. Your fruit is in the palm of the right hand. Keep your arms straight with no bend in the elbows. Close your eyes and concentrate. Inhale in eight strokes and exhale in eight strokes. 5 1/2 Minutes.
Inhale deeply, stretch your hands out, hold the breath for 10 seconds, and exhale. Eat your fruit. Sit and relax for 11 minutes.
In these 22 minutes you can effectively call on your inner reserve of energy to heal and elevate yourself. The deep physical wisdom and intelligence in your design is available to you if you call on it. The eight stroke breath invokes the creative link between the earth and the ether, between the subtle and the coarse aspects of one's self.
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