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Trevor Harris
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October 24, 2019 - 11:40 am
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Module 30

This I'm sure is the first time we have worked the erector towards the spine, it is good provided you keep enough weight in the heel of your hand otherwise there is a tendency to slip over the spine which doesn't feel very good. It really is horses for courses the rocking spinal stretch is preferred by my one partner and the straight spinal by the other.

The hip flexor, quadriceps and lower back stretch is strong so I am starting very gently and increasing slowly....enjoyed this module. 

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October 24, 2019 - 11:00 pm
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I agree with you that it is better to do the warm-up in the supine or prone position, and then go into the side position. Then you don't even need to warm up anything anymore.

Personally I tend to use the side position not so much for any leg work, but mostly for upper body work.

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October 25, 2019 - 8:23 am
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Module 31

The shoulder circling with stretch is a technique that I struggle with and I think for that reason my partners don't like it much and are not able to relax with the move. I will continue to work on the position of my ( push/pull ) hand which I think may be the main problem. 

Leaning into the trapeze while rotating the shoulder back is a great move for me to perform and my partners to experience.

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Module 32

Since I am working on two partners, I'm lucky to be able to experience quite different scenarios, my one partner is relatively flexible and the other has shoulder problems. When pulling on the arm whilst pushing it away ( problem partner ) the shoulder is so stiff that it will not go beyond a line more or less 45deg so I found that if I lay her arm out and let it rest on the floor and then massage the back of the shoulder and trapeze a bit more I am then able to take her arm slightly further back. The same thing with getting in under the scapula, it takes a lot of work to loosen it up sufficiently so as to allow me to get my finger tips in to lift and pull the scapula.

With the shoulder and arm traction, which currently I can only do on my one partner, the area beneath the shoulder can be quite sensitive so I find that if I knead that area before doing the traction my partner is far happier.

The shoulder/arm traction circular stretch ( behind Back ) is a powerful stretch and I found that the circle needs to be quite limited.

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The shoulder is an area which requires quite a bit of intuition and sensitivity to work on. You can definitely not just take all the techniques and just apply them on everyone in the same way. There are tons of shoulder techniques in this course, and with practice you will know which ones to use on whom and which modifications you have to do to get them to work. It sounds like you are well on your way of doing that.

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October 26, 2019 - 10:06 am
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Module 33

The "karate' hands on the trapeze was a nice move I followed it up with "karate chops" which my partner also liked. I cannot do the back stretch on either of my partners due to problems,shoulder on one wrist on the other, however I was able to do the spinal twist which was comfortable for them both. 

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October 26, 2019 - 10:19 am
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Module 34

Wow the back traction is a great move, pretty easy to do and my partners loved the feeling. What a laugh we had practising the back stretch....my balance isn't what it should be Smile The therapy work to the neck and trapeze was good and easy to do, I did not try using the point of my elbow, only the forearm. That shoulder stretch is very strong and a little awkward to do.

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October 26, 2019 - 10:24 am
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Module 35

Well I find myself at the end of the techniques, I also have the Back and Shoulder specific courses and I'm sure I will now look at some others. This communication module was very informative and raised a couple of questions that I probably wouldn't have thought to ask. Thank you for taking me on an amazing journey.

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Congratulations for completing this program successfully! I hope to hear more from you about your other courses. Smile

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