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Old 07-18-2011, 09:44 PM   #37
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Re: Moving with your center

Lee Salzman wrote: View Post
Well, it's been a fun year. I have spent much time on trying to decipher "drive your spine into your arms" and "drive your spine into your legs"
That's very interesting. Would you be able to describe it a bit further? Is there a specific process you follow for driving the spine into the arms, for example?

And to check if I'm going off-topic too much: would you say that working on "spine driving" helps to connect movement to center? It seems like it would, though your "giant stick" comment makes me think perhaps not necessarily so. I'd definately like to hear what ever else you could share about it.

To Thomas and Josh, thank you! I'm pretty happy, despite the lack of sleep.

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