The palms face upwards or downwards.
Submissiveness (Palm up) The person asks for a favor.
“You have to believe me.”
or Dominance (Palm down) The person claims a right.
“We will do it this way!”
Palms facing upwards have a pleading and inviting character. The downward hand is giving and dominant.
This is one out of 63 gestures from the body language trainer.