Standing Diagonal Press

Foundation: Maintain Alignment – Standing Diagonal Press

Foundations: Maintain Alignment

Quick Intro: Standing Diagonal Press


What’s it good for? ⁠

🌟 Practising balance and coordination.

🌟 Noticing oblique connections within the body in both the front and the back.


A quick “how to”…

Diagonal Press

🌟 Standing with your feet close together, engage your abdominals to maintain our alignment.

🌟 Lift up one foot from the floor, maintaining the whole of your body in alignment!

🌟 Reach accross with your opposite arm and press your hand into the inside of the knee.

🌟 It’s a two-way press, so press the knee into your hand as well as pressing your hand into your knee.

🌟 If you are pressing your left inside knee into your right hand (and vice versa) you should feel the left to right oblique connection across your front.

🌟 Press your right hand back to feel the hand right to left oblique connection across your front.


Hints & Tips:

🌟 Press backwards against a wall.

🌟 magine the connections you create as a sash that goes around your body.


Any Questions?

Ask away – I love to help!  Click here for the Contact Page 🙂 – or leave a comment at the bottom of the post – see you there…


Miguel 🙂

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