This meditation is very good to do if you feel worried or upset and don’t know what to do, or you feel like yelling and screaming.
Normally we breath around 15 times per minute, but if we are able to reduce this to 4 breaths per minute, we have indirect control over our minds and can keep calm no matter what.
When there is a water imbalance in the system and the kidneys are under pressure, it can cause upset. Drinking water, pulling the shoulders up to the ears and tightly locking the entire upper area is a very effective method of balancing the functional brain.
Before practising this meditation drink a glass of water.
Sit in easy pose. Place the arms across the chest and lock hands under the armpits, with palms open and against the body. Raise the shoulders up to the ears, without cramping the neck muscles. Apply neck lock (ensure the neck is in line with the spine). Close the eyes. The breath will automatically become slow. Continue for 3 minutes, gradually increasing to 11 minutes.