diagonal prone lift upper body position

diagonal prone lift upper body position

Diagonal prone lift movement, starting position

Diagonal prone lift movement, starting position

diagonal prone movement, lift, do in micro slow motion

diagonal prone movement, lift, do in micro slow motion

Lift to a comfortable height, hold for a couple of seconds

Lift to a comfortable height, hold for a couple of seconds

Lowering slowly back to the mat.

Lowering slowly back to the mat.

back down to earth and ready to repeat

back down to earth and ready to repeat

Childs Pose, for rest and rehabilitation after the completion of the sequence on both sides. rest for up to 5 minutes.

Childs Pose, for rest and rehabilitation after the completion of the sequence on both sides. rest for up to 5 minutes.

Diagonal Prone Lifts

Aim: To connect with the musculature of the back of the body

Benefits: Remove tension from the spinal, neck and buttock muscles.

How to do it:

Starting position: Glue the back of the hand to the cheek, check you are lying face down with one arm relaxed down by your side.

Movement: Simultaneously lift the head, hand, elbow and leg slowly and gently, raise to a comfortable height, then slowly and carefully lower back to the mat. Repeat 3 times.

Repeat sequence on the other side.

Sequence tips: Try this sequence to enhance your learning experience and deeper connection with your neck and back.

  1. Arm movement only x 3  , 2. then the leg movement only x 3, 3.then put it altogether x 3.

Finish off in the childs pose for 5 minutes to re-balance and relax.

*Watchpoint , check the head position, if the neck is too tight place, change the starting position and place the forehead on top of the back of the hand instead.

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