KI - Lotus Opener (sitting)
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Start Stretch HerePosition One
Lotus Opener (sitting) - Starting Stretch Position
Stretching happens throughout the movement, not just at the end position.
Continuously resist while moving from position one into position two.
End Stretch HerePosition Two
Lotus Opener (sitting) - Ending Stretch Position
Continue to resist in position two. You won’t get a stretch without resistance.
Stretching without resistance can lead to injury.

Getting Into Position

Start in a seated position with both legs bent and your feet near each other at your midline.

Resistance Flexibility Training

Begin in position one and resist while moving into position two.

Start with both knees close together. Squeeze in with both knees to contract your groin muscles as your arms push both knees out and away from your body to stretch.

Resistance Strength Training

Begin in position two and resist while moving into position one.

Start with both thighs open, knees close to the ground. Squeeze both knees together as your arms slow down this movement to strength train the anterior medial aspect of your thighs.


Natural breathing is the best way to breathe when Resistance Stretching. Your body knows how to breathe, you simply have to let it show you. Learn more...


This type of stretch can help to increase the flexibility and strength of the muscles on the inside front of your hips, legs and feet, and torso. This stretch can also help to improve the health of your kidneys, adrenals, and joints. Psychologically, this type of stretch can help to develop understanding, confidence, humor, and confidence while dismantling schizoid behaviors.

Inflexibility in this meridian muscle group may show up as...
Heaviness Around Hips
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