Posture and Flexibility
Power Stretch for Splits
(Current course now completed - watch this space for future courses)
For further details of the Power Stretch for Splits class and prices, go to the BB LeBuff's School of Performance webpage.
Contact BB LeBuff to enrol.
I am also available for private stretch classes in my studio in Graceville, specialising in stretches for performers, including splits and deep backbends, suitable for dancers, aerialists, contortionists, and others.
Splits supported on yoga blocks, with a "squashy block" on top, allow you to fully
relax into the stretch because you are completely supported. The squashy block
still lets you get a controlled stretch.
What to bring: mat (e.g. yoga mat), plus thick folded towel for extra support, water bottle. Optional: depending on flexibility, you may like to bring a fabric loop (or instead use a folded towel) to reach your leg in leg stretches. I have a few small loops available to borrow or to buy for $5 each.
What to wear: anything that you are comfortable in that lets you move freely. However for splits I would prefer if leggings were close-fitting so that I can see the alignment of the knees, and for spinal work something close-fitting on the upper body so that I can accurately see the curve and alignment of the spine. Footwear: stretch classes are best taken barefoot. However, this can get cold in winter. If you want to use socks, I suggest "Toesox" grip socks. These socks have the best grip for the foot with individual toes, and have rubber grips all over the bottom surface (including the toes), giving very good grip even on slippery floors. See www.toesox.com for the original supplier.
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