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Synopsis

This “four cardinal points” lesson includes passing the foot through the hole, and rolling to sit through a different trajectory.

Lesson Outline

  1. On hands and feet. Lift R hand, then L hand. Alternate. Lift R foot then L foot. Alternate.
  2. Lift L hand and foot. Lift R hand and foot.
  3. Alternate.
  4. Lift R hand and L foot. Opposite. Alternate.
  5. Lift both feet. Both hands. Alternate.
  6. Lift R foot a little, and bend knee: pass knee to the other side of the L foot and hand, and sit, looking L. And stand again.
  7. Other side. Alternate.
  8. Alternate in an easy, hopping movement.
  9. Pass the R foot, leg extended, between L hand and L foot, to sit.
  10. Other side.
  11. Alternate.
  12. Arranges everyone with face towards him, and repeats 11.
  13. Repeats again, with R foot.
  14. From lying on back: both feet lifted in air; swing to stand the left foot on the floor, bring the hands to the floor, and stand on hands and feet.
  15. Other side.
  16. Alternate.
  17. Back to R leg, and notice that lifting one hand slightly earlier makes it faster.
  18. Repeat 8.
  19. From standing, go down to lying and come up, with swinging legs bent instead of straight.
  20. Alternate legs long and legs bent.
  21. Repeat lifting R hand & foot, L hand & foot; and diagonals.

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