*the above benefits will be referred to in the following
descriptions by number in parenthesis
LEG KICKS balance
on one leg, kick the other leg forward and back (1, 2, 3, and 4)
LEG CIRCLES balance
on one leg. Circle the other as in the stroke and recovery.
stay low in the skating position, use arm swing (3, 4)
BOUNCE JUMPS small
jumps up and down in the skating position, use arm swing. (1, 4)
CROSSES AND STROKES
also known as crossing in place (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
WIDE STEPS stroking
to the side at a 45 degree angle, alternate legs (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
CROSSES BOTH WAYS
stationary crosses in both directions (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
SWINGS do squats and then hold squat for 10 seconds (2, 3, and 4)
thrust forward folding arms under leg and pull chest to knee (3,
LEG SQUATS in skating position with one leg on chair (2, 3, 4, and
SKATING working foot circles and skating motion (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
WALL SITS legs bent
at 45 degree angle, back against a wall for a certain amount of
LOW WALKS staying
low, knees bent, continuing to stay low for a distance.
Thank you! Jamie Williams for sharing...