FIVE AND FIVE LORD; FIVE AND FIVE. The single-leg circles! A quintessential fave from the basic mat! Five and five (Danke mein bruder). Get on a Gratz mat. Stay turned-out and attempt perfect geometry. Ground yourself, find your stability, and GO! Best 20 seconds of your life. Obey the perfection of your proportions! “Really?” No,… continue reading
“Is the technique for The Swan and Rocking the same.” I believe it is. Their proprietary reason for being dwells in the move toward greater spine-extension flexibility. Rocking-on-stomach exercises feature varying alignment, choreography, or tempo, the technique is, generally, the same. Find T6 and work outward in either direction. I’d like to know if you’ve… continue reading
Or not. Do you think that the Jump Board was Joe P’s best accessory-invention? He actually didn’t invent it. A Romana invention, the Jump Board served as an aid to dancers who could practice ballet choreographies horizontally…..much less strain on the body this way. The Jump Board can be used to great effect in the… continue reading
If you squint, hard, he has just initiated The Boomerang; or maybe The Hip Circles? Remember those little ads in the back of magazines, with the scrawny guy who, after having sand kicked in his face, vows secret revenge and orders an exercise program by mail? You probably don’t, but it did happen back in… continue reading
LET’S DO THE TWIST! You twist that spine! The Saw, The Spine Twist, The Twist (after snake), and the list goes on! Make it a helix, Felix! “Helix The Cat!” Grrrrrr.