This is a very enjoyable ki exercise that helps you to feel comfortable and connected to the world around you. Practice it with a big, relaxed feeling.
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|How to do it.|
Stand with feet about shoulder width apart, right hand at your side, left hand in front near One-Point.
|Raise both arms up to horizontal, extended out to your sides.|
|Drop both arms down, left hand at your side, right hand in front of One-Point.|
|Raise both arms up again, horizontal and out to your sides.|
|Drop both arms down to the starting position. Repeat steps 2-5 several times.|
Do Part 1 of this exercise a few times. Then, as you're dropping your right hand to your side and your left hand to One-Point, step forward with you left foot. Let your left shoulder point to the front, as shown here.
|Take a small step forward with your left foot. Extend both arms out to your sides.|
|Step forward on your right foot.|
|Step all the way around with your left foot.|
|Draw your right foot back toward your left. Drop both hands down, your right hand in front of One-Point, your left hand extended slightly behind you.|
|Take a small step forward with your right foot. Extend your arms out to your sides.|
|Step forward on your left foot.|
|Step all the way around with your right foot.|
|Draw your left foot back toward your right. Drop both hands down, your left hand in front of One-Point, your right hand extended slightly behind you. Repeat steps 2 through 9, maybe 10 or 20 times.|