The Sun at Your Back

This morning in Qi Gong class here at Amara, our teacher re-oriented the class so that we could all face west.  The experience was lovely because our backs were warm and we could see our teacher clearly in the soft eastern light.  His choice was more than aesthetic.  Traditionally when practicing Chinese martial arts, one nourishes the body with the sun at one's back.  In the morning, you face west.  In the afternoon, you face east.  This offers a source of nourishment to the energy body that is very beneficial.  Try it for a week when you do your daily tasks or exercise and see if you feel a difference!