07 May 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”…
🌟 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.
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