This simplified version of a lesson face up, stroking along the legs with the hands.
- Lie face up, knees bent, feet standing. Lift R leg and hold R foot with L hand, fingers together around outside of instep. Move foot backwards & forwards. Keep leg up & place arms alongside body. Stroke with R hand from R hip (outside) to knee and then beyond.
- Then while lifting head with L hand.
- Stroke inside R leg with L hand. Lift head with R hand.
- Slide L hand along outside R leg.
- Slide both hands down R leg. Lift head.
- Walk around.
- Lift R leg and hold R foot with L hand: lift. Easier? Change hands/feet.
- Other side, in your imagination:
- Imagine L hand stroking down outside L leg, without lifting head, do actually with lifting of head.
- Imagine R hand stroking down inside L leg.
- Both hands down L leg, in imagination. Then “really,” and see how it compares with imagination.
- Then organize torso so you can have the R hand touching outside L leg (old version of notes says L hand). Do it twice for real.
- Then both legs in air, each hand holding a foot, backs of hands facing one another. Straighten/lift legs.
- (Long) scan.
Focus of Mia’s Teaching
- What is lying on the floor
- Where do toes point
Holding contralateral foot with hand, supine:
- Amherst 2 – Week 2 – 06/16/81 AM1 Bring Right Foot to Left Hand / Walk Right Foot Around Left Knee
- AY074 Rocking the back with the help of one leg
- AY360 Stretching the stretch on the back
- AY491 Arms and legs behind
- AY492 Sole to ear
- Add links.
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