The Arch

Introduction

Motions

Start Position
Sit in the middle of the ball
Step 1
Slowly walk out your feet in front of you
The ball will roll under you
Step 2
Put your hands behind your head and support your head and neck while rolling down, until they are totally supported by the ball
Step 3
Gently lift the buttocks to keep the hips in line with the knees and shoulders
Step 4
Lengthen the arms overhead and breathe for a few counts
 
Step 5
Push into the feet to arch the body over the ball
Hold this stretch for a few counts
Step 6
To come out of the arch, put your hands behind your head and immediately lift the head, chin to chest
Step 7
Curl up, supporting head and neck
Step 8
Place hands on ball and walk backwards. The ball will roll under you
Step 9
Sit up back in start position

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