The Horse Stance
The feet are pointing forward and are about two shoulder widths apart. The knees are in line with the toes while the hands are in line with the knees. The hands are held at shoulder level. The right hand fingers hang down and are joined together. The left hand palm points outward with the fingers pointed upward. The shoulders are down. The elbows hang naturally while pointing downward. The spine and head are in line with each other. The two hands symbolize Yin and Yang since they present opposite positions. There can be no tension. The body is completely relaxed from the top of the head down to the toes. The body weight is evenly distributed. This position can be reversed by simply changing the hand configurations.
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