Organs- Kidney’s and The Urinary Bladder (Ki & UB)
Sense Organ- The Ears (Hearing)
Tissue- The Bones, The Marrow, The Brain, and The Hair on the Head
In Balance- Courage with Caution
In Excess- Fear and Panic
In Deficiency- Foolhardiness (Recklessness)
Color (To Balance)- Shimmery Blue
Sound (To Purge excess)- Choooo
Standing Postures: Spiraling Water Warrior, The Turtle, Holding a bowl of warm water under the kidney’s (Low back)
Flows: Fountain, kidney circling (making a circle with one hand scooping water and spiraling), gathering water pouring down bladder channel, The turtle, and turtle breathing, pulling water diagonally through the body, bouncing like water with fluidity.
Physically- this Movement opens the spine and the joints, pumps fresh synovial joint fluid throughout the system. The Fluid grace of this flow builds a relaxed effortless energy in the body, that is like water as it ripples through the system dissolving any tightness or stagnation.
Energetically- As the back of the hands come together and we begin to roll up from the tip of the tail bone we draw Blue watery energy into the Kidney meridian. Tracing the pathway of energy from Kidney 1 (bubbling springs) at the sole of the foot, up either side of the midline to the clavicle then up to the root of the tongue.
Spiritually- The water element s about fluidity, the moistness of our mind and ways of being. It’s our ability to merge with life and get into the flow. It’s about depths of our unconsciousness and the wisdom of life. It’s also our ability to Age with grace and health. It’s our personal expression of sexuality and our ability to be vulnerable in the world.