Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Posture: Sit in rock pose on your heels, or in easy pose, or in a chair with the spine straight.
Focus: The eyes are closed and focused on the third eye point.
Breath: All breathing is done through the nose. Inhale, hold your breath, and without separating your hands, try to pull them apart. Apply maximum force. Exhale. Inhale. Continue.
Mudra (hand position): Place your hands in bear grip at the heart level, keeping the arms parallel to the floor.
Time: 1-5 minutes
End: Inhale deeply through the nose, hold for 5-10 seconds, exhale, and relax.
Comment: In this exercise you are resisting your own force. Besides stimulating the thymus gland, this medical meditation opens the heart.