How Toe Squats benefit you
- Stimulates and nourishes all meridian channels of the lower body
- Strengthens and nourishes the ankles, feet and and opens the toes
- Works on the kidneys which helps restore energy levels and reduce fear
- Stimulates the stomach and spleen, our primary organs of digestion and often the organs that when out of balance are associated with excessive worry
- Stimulates the liver and gallbladder, supporting our ability to detoxify and breakdown foods well and helps to reduce frustration, cloudy thinking and instead improves our ability to make decisions well.
Getting into a Toe Squat
- You may want to pad under the knees with a blanket
- With you feet together, sit onto your heels
- Tuck the toes under and press out through the balls of the feet, not the tippy toes
- Stay in this posture for 1-3 minutes
- This posture is intense so take your time coming out
- Lean forward onto your hands, move the hips forward and release the toes
- Sit back onto your heels and rest for a moment
- When ready move, move into a childs pose and rest for 1-2 minutes.