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taking pauses: fifteen belly down + seated movements

how do you pause?

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The movements offered in the "taking pauses" episode

  • Lying on belly, rest forehead on hands
  • Lying on belly, backbend
  • Lying on belly, leg lift
  • Kneeling seat, pause
  • Kneeling seat, forward fold (child's)
  • Kneeling seat, twist
  • Hands/Knees, cat/cow
  • Hands/Knees, arm lift (forward, side, backward)
  • Hands/Knees, twist
  • Kneeling lunge, fold + lift torso
  • Kneeling lunge, forward fold
  • Kneeling lunge, side bend
  • Forward-leg seat, reach arms back
  • Forward-leg seat, one leg bent, forward fold
  • Forward-leg seat, pause

I guide you through this practice step by step, and you can choose to skip or stay with any area you like.


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Choices, invitations, noticing, open-ended experiments. Read more about those here.

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