Starting Poses

madamemacabre Backbends, Balancing, Splits, Starting Photos 5 Comments

Starting photo of my back bend lowered onto my forearms Starting photo – Forearm Stand with Bent Legs Starting photo- forearm stand in split Starter photo- right split after 1 hour stretch session Starter photo- left split after 1 hour stretch session Starter photo – middle split after 1 hour stretch session Starter photo – right standing side split after …

Avoiding Injury

Amanda Nicole Smith Balancing, Splits Leave a Comment

Week 3 I didn’t see too much progress, just maintained my gains from previous weeks. One day you could have something and then the next you could just as easily be worse. It all depends on the conditions. You have to be comfortable, relax and breath into poses or else it doesn’t work. I was not comfortable pushing my hip …

End of Week 1

Fortune Baby Backbends, Balancing, Front Bends, Progress, Splits 1 Comment

  Today my friend Rico and I stretched together and tried out cool poses we found on Instagram! This is the end of my first week of the challenge! I’ve been stretching everyday and I find it’s becoming addictive! I stretch while watching TV, while outside in the sun, and any random times throughout the day! I went out and bought …

Day 4 – 4/4/2015

DePatrice Backbends, Balancing, Starting Photos 1 Comment

Yesterday was Contortion with the Amazing Shelly Guy.  I was super tight considering that I practice earlier in the morning for 2 hours.  We worked on Splits, Over Splits (on blocks and on silks), Splits with back arch, and Chest stands. I also worked on some back bend with splits and played with the “tulip” (see below). Happy Stretching!