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Teaser

Angle-Based Images: Teaser Video
Angle-Based Images: Teaser Video
Angle-Based Images: Teaser Video
Angle-Based Images: Teaser Video
Angle-Based Images: Teaser Video
Teaser: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on your back with your thighs touching, knees bent, and your feet flat. Rest your arms straight by your sides, palms facing up.
Teaser: Step 2
Step 2 Lift one leg to the ceiling.
Teaser: Step 3
Step 3 Raise your arms to the ceiling.
Teaser: Step 4
Step 4 Curl your head and shoulders off the mat, lifting your torso toward your straight leg.
Teaser: Step 5
Step 5 Roll down, one vertebra at a time.
Teaser: Step 6
Step 6 Switch legs.
Teaser: Step 7
Step 7 Lie on your back with both legs lifted 90 degrees. Lift your arms to the ceiling.
Teaser: Step 8
Step 8 Reach your arms toward your feet as you roll up to your rest on your butt bones.
Teaser: Step 9
Step 9 Lower and lift your legs.
Teaser: Step 10
Step 10 Roll down your spine, one vertebra at a time.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

This is a balance challenge. Imagine that all of your body is lifting toward the ceiling. Tighten your abdominals in the area between the pubic bone and navel.

Tips

If your lower back feels strain, do not do this exercise.

Benefits

Improves posture, strengthens core, and challenges your ability to balance.

Modifications

To modify, keep your knees bent and feet flat on the floor as you raise your upper body.

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