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How Yoga Makes My Kidneys Feel


Posted by Robin S.

Have you ever gotten in touch with your kidneys on a personal level? One result of my yoga practice is that I have a new connection with my internal organs, my bones, and my muscles, a lovely mix. After five minutes in Dhanurasana (Bow pose), I have activated the abdominal and back muscles that by being engaged have opened the space for my internal organs to feel happy that I went to yoga class. From Iyengar's classic, The Light on Yoga, "Dhanu means a bow. The hands are used like a bow string to pull the head, trunk, and legs up and the posture resembles a bent bow." Knowing myself, inside and out, right down to the kidneys, is the blessing that yoga gives me.
 
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