Short on time? Here’s a great 20 minute workout to start your day or end your day called the Makka Ho, based on five posses which service the 12 meridian channels of the body. Used by shiatsu practitioners to clear their energy between clients, it’s a useful way to feel reinvigorated if you only have a few minutes to spare.
What is Makka Ho?
The Makka Ho (5 Element Yoga Sequence) are a set of gentle sequential self-healing exercises developed by Zen shiatsu master Shizuto Masunaga. The sequence takes approximately twenty minutes focusing on retuning integrity to the energy body through the 12 meridians (energy) channels, leaving one feeling refreshed.
- Nourish and tonify the major energy channels or meridians in the body
- Improves circulation and the flow of vital energy (chi) to the organs
- Strengthen the body, improves flexibility
- Calms and focuses the mind
- Reduces Stress
- Excellent self care sequence
Suitable for anyone proactive in maintaining wellbeing, perfect for those who do not have an hour to dedicate to a full class. Aids practitioners to cultivate chi before or after a class to maintain equilibrium.
The Makka Ho are taught as part of a personal consultation or Seasonal Lifestyle Workshops.