- Preparation for Supine to sitting, either through rolling to side, or directly in front, with particular attention to the weight & orientation of head, use of the legs for counter-balance, and attending to changes in the center that allow the action to begin.
- Supine, lift the head slightly to the right and to the left
- Progress to looking at the foot, then lifting the head and the leg (straight)
- Repeat with the legs together, the legs apart, and allowing the straight leg to soften in the knee
- Repeat the head and leg lift to one side, till able to come up onto one elbow
- Repeat and see if it is possible to come up in the middle
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- This is an interesting lesson to do in standing; or, after the lesson, to repeat some parts while standing
- ~~~~ Rob Black
- This lesson is perhaps related (closely or remotely) to the martial arts ‘five winds kata’: ‘from lying to sitting keeping the legs long in the median plane’ (ref. to Kinesophics.ca). 5 winds kata may also be in San Francisco Year 2. ~~~Ben Parsons
- Differing viewpoints are welcome and desired!
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