#36alive 126: Central Meridian

You may or may not have heard of meridians and the role they can play in a person’s health and well-being. The meridian system that I am aware of is devised from Traditional Chines Medicine and is based on the acupuncture points and these relate to organs ad functions. For example, we have  kidney and liver meridians, while there is also a meridian that helps regulate the temperature of the body and metabolic rate.

Even though they are a number of separate meridians, these all work together and ideally there would be just one continuous unbroken flow through the body, moving in one definitive direction in the correct order. When this is the case we are functioning in an unrestricted and harmonised state.

However, life doesn’t occur in a perfect harmonised state so this flow / circuit can be broken resulting in all sorts of physical, emotional and biochemical imbalances. Luckily, they are things that can be done to help this flow and today we will start with an exercise to kick-start the Central Meridian.central

The central meridian is the energy pathway to the brain. If someone is feeling tired or lethargic, struggling to think straight or concentrate then the central meridian may be compromised. To balance the central meridian and get the energy flowing again, follow the steps below which I have also helpfully videoed on my smart phone (one of many things that can compromise the energy flow within us) and posted on our social network accounts.

  • Flush the central meridian, which runs from the pubic bone to the bottom lip, by brushing your hand up and down a few times.
  • Once you have done this to ‘flush’ meridian, trace up the meridian line, from pubic bone to bottom lip three times.

Give this a go if you feel in need of an energy boost, I’m sure I’ve seen Usain Bolt do this on the sly before a race* so be prepared for nailing whatever activity you do after doing this.

*I made that bit up but he might do it.

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#36alive 126: Central Meridien You may or may not know what the Meridiens are and how they affect the energy within the body, for more info on that head over to the blog (link in bio). Today we're going to show you how to balance the Central Meridien. The Central Meridien assists with getting the energy flow up to the brain correctly. If you're feeling tired, lethargic, or struggling to concentrate it may mean that the Central Meridien has been comprised. ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ To balance this, first of all move your hand up and down up your midline from pubic bone to bottom lip, then trace the same path two or three times up from pubic bone to bottom lip and feel yourself getting energised. It's what Usain Bolt does before every big race (I just made that up but he might, you never know). ✨✨✨✨✨✨ Apologies for the poor sound quality. The acoustics on my phone are whack. Video taken at Studio iO where I am every second Saturday 10:30-11:30. #blog #lifestyle #health #wellbeing #wellness #meridien #meridiens #centralmeridiens #energy #energyflow #brain #brainpower #connnected #touchforhealth #balance #sunsoutbunsout

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