Finger Technique: Catching Flies

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Catching Flies, one of eight Nia finger techniques, offers self-healing and conditioning benefits to your fingers, hands, wrists and upper body. This move trains you to integrate the movement of your head and hands as you catch imaginary flies. Look, follow and catch. Play with agility as you open and close your hands + fingers. This move enhances reflexes in the fingers, hands and wrists. Continue below for tips and video.


Tips: Learn to lead the movement with your head and eyes, to quickly grab, hold and release. Imagine flies that are big, small, super fast or slow, flying high, low and all around you. Use sound, emotional expression and move with the intent to strengthen your hands. Watch and move to the video below to bring this finger technique alive!


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