Heal Your Hands
Re-discover grace, ease and flexibility in your hands, arms and shoulders. Learn by gentle movement exploration, pleasurable release and sensible self-management. Discover:
· Improved coordination of fingers, thumbs, hand, wrist and arms
· The famous figure skater's trick of hand movements to awaken whole body mobility (Swimming dragon)
· Release unconscious habits of tension and restriction.
ATM 1: Turn Hands, 46 minutes
Supine, knees bent, feet standing. Gently roll arm(s) to turn hand(s), coordinate with turning pelvis, whole body. Let go of the work in your hands and arms for softness and fluidity.
ATM 2: Habitual/non-Habitual, 13 minutes
Any position that is comfortable. Clasp hands together and experience the oddness of non-habitual positions and actions. For flexible hands and flexible brain. Habits and how to change them.
ATM 3: Wrist Bend, 32 minutes
Supine. Interesting movements of whole arm, shoulder, forearm, wrist and fingers. Do all on one side and notice a striking difference between the hand that has learned and the other hand. (Do the whole lesson again another time with the other hand.)
ATM 4: Big Pinch, 9 minutes
Any position that is comfortable. Touching finger and thumb tips in various combinations to re-train and refine their coordination.
ATM 5: Swimming Dragon, 12 minutes
Supine, sit, kneel, stand. Hands clasped, wrists bending and turning, moving harmoniously with whole body to create a beautiful, flowing dance-like movement.