November 01-28th 2018
#Headstand or #Sirsasana variant with #puppy legs
Hope mine is right 😊
. 📸 self + timer/video (speed up in various times)
Here what Carmen says,
If yesterday we worked on the forward-backward movement, today we study the lateral ones, see how much we can move (and how far) always staying on the same plane. By all means, if you need a wall behind, feel free to use one or, if you’d rather work the same mobility in Forearm Balance or Handstand, also feel free to step it up. The idea behind this #inversion is to learn to engage the sides of the body, control its movements, so we can stabilize ourselves better. Once you open the legs wide, into Transversal Splits (or close to that shape), bend one knee NOT towards the chest but point it out, away from you, engage those hip flexors and use that leg to counterbalance the other one descending laterally, aiming the tip toes towards the floor. Remember to keep the spine straight, hips above the shoulders and bend laterally right at the waist line. Forger how ‘low’ the foot can get and focus on the range of motion and mobility you’re gaining in the torso. To come out, tilt the pelvis back to neutral and repeat on the other side. If you do a few reps on each leg and then attempt to hold (or press) into Handstand or Pincha, you’ll have a different awareness of that area. Notice how you can stay a lot more comfortably, without using the arms/shoulders/upper back, as much... Pincha and Handstand people: don’t risk and go too low or you’ll likely won’t be able to recover! Be consistent and keep at it... Comment below how it feels or let me know what issues you find. Time to go upside down!!!