We will take our breath into our core connection and lift effortlessly into plank. We'll take the plank to the level that suits us and into side plank too. We'll work from prone and supine, toning and stretching as we go. See you in class.
Sessions resume this week. Monday 07:00, 08:00 and 09:00, Tuesday 10:00 and 11:00 and Wednesday 08:00, 09:00 and 10:00 All sessions cater for mixed level BUT Wednesday 09:00 works to Intermediate and Advanced Levels and is not suitable for those in recovery or injured. Wednesday 10:00 is a Workshop and
You'll need a chair and a couple of pillows. Sit on a chair that has a level seat. Sit forwards on the chair, but feel free to put a pillow/s behind you. Place your feet on the floor, hip width apart and in line with each other. The heels should be aligned and the feet parallel. Your knees
Stand Tall with your hands on the back of a chair. Relax your shoulders, find your centre and breathe deep and wide. Feel the threads pull the top of your ears towards the ceiling, both ears. Feel your feet on the floor they're placed hip width, grow out of your feet, through your legs, hips, sides, middle back, upper
We will arabesque with extension and stretch through lateral flexion from the soles of our feet to the tips of our fingers. Our bodies will prepare for side bends with plies, and roll ups to teaser. All muscles will be toned and all movements will be layered and enriched with achievable effective stepping stones.
Classes on Monday 07:00 08:00 09:00 Tuesday 10:00 11:00 Wednesday 08:00 (09:00 Intermediate/Advanced) 10:00 (and of course Tuesday 18:00 and 18:45 at David Lloyd and Thursday at the Royal Academy of Dance). This week we will work through the neck and shoulders and then find the rest of the
"Watch a cat, as it lazily opens its eyes, slowly looks around, and gradually prepares to rise after a nap. First, it gradually rises on its hindquarters and then gradually lowers itself again, at the same time sprawling out on the floor, leisurely stretching its forepaws (with extended claws) and legs. Observe closely how all its back muscles actually ripple as it stretches and relaxes itself.... Observe, too, how cats sleep - utterly relaxed whether they happen to be lying on their back, side or belly, Contrology exercises emphasize the need for this constant stretching and relaxing"
Zoom links for week of 13th July 2020
Sat 11 Jul 2020
Fri 10 Jul 2020
Inner Strength as we face the Outside World
Fri 03 Jul 2020
Muscles Pull but never pull a muscle
Thu 02 Jul 2020
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