Improve your arabesque by adding this exercise to your warm up!
Step 1 : From standing position with legs hip width apart and hands flat on the floor. Move your right leg into tendu derriere.
Step 2 : Move your leg from tendu to arabeque stopping at 90 degrees.
Step 3 : lift your leg as high as you can while inhaling slowly focusing on your hip flexors.
Step 4 : hold this position for a count of 4 and lower slowly with control for 8 counts.
Repeat this 4 times on each side turned out AND parallel 3 times a week or as part of your warm up routine.
Teachers- you can incoropate in this into your usual warm up to help students improve their flexibility. Let us know how you improve!
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