Open your heart to the magic of being in gratitude. This is not always easy, but necessary. Allow yourself to be still and steady in these postures to feel all that arises, to acknowledge, and without reacting – be the witness. Postures moving in hips, backbends, and twists move us in the kidney and urinary bladder meridians. They are the storehouse of vital energy and need to remain balanced for all the other organs to function well.