A selection of the exercises and sequences we’ve been working on this term using spiky balls and bands.
Seated with spiky ball: zig-zag hips, spine stretch, mermaid; Standing balances; Supine: spine-curls, core sequence with spiky balls – curl-ups, hip rolls and toe taps; Seated – roll-backs rolling spiky ball, slow rolling like a ball; Four-point kneeling to prone: cat, push-ups, star, big wave inverted V to front support; Prone: Cobra
Use Part 1 from week 3 for standing section and core sequence. Four-point kneeling: cat, push-ups, dart. Seated and Supine band sequence.
Apologies for glare at the end of this video, I’ll re-record it when I get a chance. This is a toe to top set of exercises using the spiky ball to release tension and lubricate joints.
Squidgy and spiky balls. Standing: dynamic stretches and balances. Supine: spine-curls and prep for core sequence followed by core sequence
Spiky and squidgy balls. Standing: windmills, dynamic stretches, balances. Four-point kneeling: threading the needle. Prone: Dart. Supine: spine curls, core sequence. Seated spine stretch. Side-lying: arm openings.
Standing: roll-downs to 4-point-kneeling: cat stretch, front support to Prone: dart. Standing balances. Supine: Spine curls, single drops and folds, curl-ups, obliques, core sequence, slow rolling like a ball to Seated: spine stretch, roll-backs, cardigan buttons. Supine: bridging, lower back stretches.