• On stomach, lift a leg, and flex and extend the foot. Imagine doing so with each toe leading the movement. Do so without putting pressure into neck and chest.

Lesson Outline

  • Highly condensed outline of key movements

Focus of Moshe’s Teaching

  • Indicate focus or key principles that are made explicit in the teaching

Related ATMs

Lifting straight leg and circling the feet:

Soles of the feet facing each other, prone:


Share Your Insights (ideas, principles, strategies, experiences, …)

  • In an online discussion, Ellen Soloway gave some clarifications:
    • on the anatomy of extensors, Moshe asks us to be aware of extra tonus so we may reduce the tone so we have a better distribution of effort along the kinematic chain of extensors
    • on stabilizing spinal column in relation to pelvis
    • Sandy Weiss notes that… on belly, legs wide, knees bent heels together -this activates the glutes, hamstrings are shorted at the hip and pelvis and thus functionally inhibited… often in standing a person will thus feel the extension at the knees, and thus use more than “just” your back line…

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