What can you can do at home to improve your AcroYoga practice? This month’s highlighted exercise is forearm planks so get that core ready!
Position: Elbows under shoulders, fingers widely spread, forearms and elbows shoulder width apart
Purpose: Strengthen your core and shoulders
Duration: Start with 15 seconds and progress to 1 minute holds.
Repetition: If you are holding for 15 seconds – repeat 5x. If you are holding for a minute – 1-2x will suffice.
Cues: Press up through upper/mid-back to engage the serratus anterior to support the shoulder blades. Think of externally rotating the humerus (upper arm bone). Keep your core engaged and maintain a neutral spine.