8. White Crane Spreads Wings 白鶴亮翅 Bending and turning is completed by the waist Posture 8 – White Crane Spreads Wings Bend ahead on the waist On this temporary take a look at the “kind,” at any time when we bend our physique, we bend the pelvis on the hip joints moderately than bending the lumbar area of the again. The lumbar area of the again is a weak a part of our skeletal construction. The pelvis, nonetheless, is sort of sturdy. The motion right here as instance of pelvic and waist motion, is a neuro-musculoskeletal exercise. The nervous system stimulates the muscle tissues, and the muscle tissues transfer the skeleton. So there’s a supply of motion within the “inside power” of the waist. A part of the supply must also embody the pelvis. 腰 The waist right here, in Chinese language, really consists of two characters. These characters, yao-hsi, are sometimes translated as the only phrase “waist.” Yao-hsi means “waist” (yao) and “crack” (hsi). The “crack” refers to the place the physique bends. Thus, this “crack within the waist” is what Grasp Hwa calls the “crimp” the place the clothes folds under the belt.