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Re: [U-Zendo] Physical advice

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  • Timothy J. Schutte
    Hi All, My knees have been frozen --the joint no longer functions--due to my paraplegia. I sit in my chair, and also lying flat on my back. While the lotus
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 15 11:30 AM
      Hi All,

      My knees have been 'frozen'--the joint no longer functions--due to my
      paraplegia. I sit in my chair, and also lying flat on my back. While the
      lotus may be ideal for most of us, it isn't absolutely necessary.

      jeff franks wrote:
      > 
      >
      > hi ralph
      > over the years, due to increasing joint problems and other body
      > mishaps, i've 'graduated' from lotus to practicing in straight back
      > chair, lounge chair, or lying flat on my back-- they all work just
      > fine. body position can help but mind meditates. alternate 'formal'
      > meditation positions might actually help in the transfer to meditation
      > in action in the big world out there.
      > given forementioned physical problems, i've had success working with
      > 'exercise therapists' to maximize use of my aching body parts.
      > karuna
      > jeff

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      Timothy J. Schutte
      kc8hr@... | http://kc8hr.webs.com/
      "I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam!" --Popeye the Sailor-Man
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