More Right Angles
Ready to have some fun! With this technique, you will alternate using both thumbs. Hold the foot with the right hand, bring the left thumb to the waistline, and close the left hand in a loose fist or let the fingers rest lightly on the top of the foot. Thumb walk across the center of the foot, along the transverse colon reflex.
At the splenic flexure reflex, switch hands. The left hand holds the foot steady while the right hand works. Using the right thumb, with the fingers closed in a loose fist, turn and thumb walk down the descending colon reflex. Leave the right hand there for the moment holding the foot, and return to the left thumb.
Begin with the left thumb just a bit under the transverse reflex at the inner edge of the foot, and walk to the outside edge again, across the foot. Stop just before the splenic flexure reflex. Let the left hand hold there, as you will use the right thumb now.
Using the right thumb to do the work, walk down the foot, alongside and just in from the descending reflex to the sciatic line. Again leave the right hand there, returning to use the left. Bring the left thumb down slightly, and, starting at the inner edge, thumb walk across, stopping at the line just inside the descending reflex. Using the right thumb, walk down from this point to the sciatic line. Look at what has happened. You have created a group of stacked right angles again, one inside the other. Generally three to four little stools are what you can construct on the bottom of the foot.
Washable markers are great tools. Use these markers to draw the shapes on your feet. Or, you can trace your feet, your children's feet, or anyone's feet, and draw these shapes on the tracings. Then hang up the drawings as reference.