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Flashcards in Ladder Barrel Deck (10):
1

Supine Stretch

S1
P.60
Modification: knees bent on box

2

Back to Forward Bend

S2
P.108
Inhale and bring arms overhead, roll back and then inhale arms up and exhale curl up and forward
Variation: grab low rung

Good end of program standing exercise

3

Bridging

S2
P.134
11
Shoulders at apex
Variations: start arms behind head, arms overhead

4

Leg Stretch Series

S3
P.174
Hip touches top rung of bar
Facing front, facing side, pigeon, facing back

5

Swan

S3
P.202
9
Start arms behind head
Variations: arms overhead (bend knees and shoot forward), rotation

6

Horseback

S4
P.26
Arms in hug a tree, then arms overhead
Variations: parallel hips with spine flexion/extension - palms up and DF c flexion/PF c extensions

7

Swimming and Grasshopper

S4
P.46
9
Swimming: navel at apex, inhale for 4 exhale for 4, focus on thoracic extension, can only kick legs, reverse position to use only arms
Grasshopper: teeter, then teeter with knee bend, then add heel clicks when knees extend

8

Side Sit Up

S5
P.86
11
Might need to put feet on floor
Hands behind head to start, bottom leg in front (variation is top leg in front)
Variations: arms overhead, ballet, or add rotation towards barrel

9

Short Box Series

S5
P.108
11
Full roll up, round back, flat back, twist, sidebend
Climb a tree: kick 3 times, walk hands up to ankles, roll down until leg perpendicular to floor

10

Rollover/ Shoulder Stand

S6
P.184
9
Setting adjustment: kneel between barrel and foot bars, arms distance apart
Variations: knees bent on box, can scissor and bicycle once in shoulder stand