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.
- 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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