Kara Pristha shakti Vikasaka (Back of the hand)

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Tadasana

  • Stand erect with feet close together, knees together.
  • Hands along the thighs with fingers stretched out.
  • The legs, trunk and the head aligned in a straight line.

I. Starting position (Sthiti):Tadasana

II. Practice

Stage 1 (Arms stretched in front) 

  • Stretch the arms in front of the chest at shoulder level.
  • Palms open and should face downwards, fingers close together.
  • Now move the palms up and down forcefully from the wrist.
  • Repeat ten times.

Stage 2 (Arms bent)

  • Stretch your arms sideways at the shoulder level, keeping them parallel to the ground.
  • Now bend them at the elbows and bring the hands near the chest, palms facing downwards.
  • Keep the palms open and fingers together.
  • Now move the palms up and down, forcefully from the wrist.
  • Repeat ten times.

NOTE:

  • The movement should be from the wrist .
  • Movement should be forceful and vigorous.
  • While bringing the palms up and down try to touch the forearm ( without bending the fingers).
  • Keep the arms as stiff as possible.

III. Breathing Normal