Weekly Stretches With Michele Bendy 4!

MIchele Bendy Demonstrating Standing Forward Fold  David Demonstrating seated Forward Fold.

MIchele Bendy Demonstrating Standing Forward Fold
David Demonstrating seated Forward Fold.

Image above is demonstrated by two professionals, please don’t stand on one another.

Bendy forward folds time!!!!

Forward folds should be in your daily stretching routine for it’s ability to length the spine, stretch back muscles and hamstrings. It also massages the internal organs, especially the digestive organs, relieving digestive problems such as constipation. Lastly it invigorates the nervous system providing vital energy for your dancing. So have fun bending in half, it’s totally cool our bodies can do that.

Standing Forward Fold

From a standing position fold forward from the hips. As you fold forward lengthen the front torso. Straighten your legs as much as you can engaging thighs pressing the backs of the knees against the back wall. With every inhalation lengthen your spine; with every exhalation surrender fully into the forward fold.

Seated Forward Fold

From a seated position fold forward from the hips. As you fold forward lengthen the front torso. Straighten your legs as much as possible. Engaging thighs and flexing feet. Pressing the backs of the knees against the floor. As you start to hinge at the hips get the tip of nose to touch your toes so that you don’t the lengthening of the spine. With every inhalation lengthen your spine; with every exhalation surrender fully into the

Quote from the expert Michele Bendy

When I wake up in the morning I tell myself it’s showtime and I train and I train hard because tomorrow is not granted so I live for the day.

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