This is the last video on this for a while, you'll be pleased to hear, though I think I'll stick with these for a while This one, like Day 1 is at normal speed.
On the last post Susan and Dana were talking about leading with my head when coming back up and suggested taking the head back last. Here are two stills that show the difference between
my head position going down and coming up again.
I mean it works though doeslook a little strained. Something to work on along with the splayed feet.
I like the shadow in the first picture.
Had a go at trying to bring the head up last today but couldn't get the rhythm right and went back to what's working, for now anyway.
I've been doing the fifteen to twenty of these all week and the back has been fine, a little stiffness in the beginning but otherwise no problems. I'm feeling more confident with both. Before this week it was a little hit or miss, but that was due to laziness on my part and not practicing them regularly enough. I've always Ashtanga is a bit obsessive about back bending but, it's fun and curiously revitalizing, practiced the Iyengar way, however, the 15-20, I find quite meditative.