Seven Angels, Four Kids, One Family
Sometimes sarcasm is the only sane response
May 9, 2012
If you’ve ever read my blog and thought, ‘Get over yourself’…
No, I can’t.
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There should be a step between 1 and 2, where you bend your knees. Keeping your legs straight during the lift is very bad for your low back — unless your back is strong enough for the advanced moves. With your feet at the end of a very long lever — Physics 102.
Slide feet towards bum, knees to ceiling. Then lift feet.
This is also the Plow in yoga.
Our hi-intermediate class never did this. It requires flexibility, strength, and a good deal of control, including side-muscles to avoid twisting.
So, yeah — it’s not surprising you find it hard.
I’m with you.