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Somersaults Gymnastics Center,
Cedar Rapids, IA
I’m proud to share that after just a few weeks of getting back to daily rolling and head nods my moments of dizziness completely disappeared. My mini-routine is now a solid habit and since it’s super easy to do, I’m never gonna give it up!
Try it out yourself.
And remember, as you go forward happily navigating the space that you live in, be sure to thank the astronauts for showing us - - it can be done!
- Begin on your back. Draw the knees up to your chest and rock your bent legs slowly side to side. Then keeping the knees bent lower your feet to the mattress - - roll the head right, chin to shoulder, roll head left, chin to shoulder. Repeat several times.
- Slide both legs straight (lying flat on your back) and slowly roll over to your belly. If there is enough room, continue in the same direction and roll onto your back. Rest a moment, breathe and roll all the way back to your starting position. Rest, breathe repeat several more full body rolls.
- Roll onto your belly and prop yourself up onto your elbows. Perform several head nods going up and down. Several looking right and left. Then use the chin to draw an imaginary circle thus performing a large head circle in one direction and the other.
Finish by stretching out flat on your belly or back. Take a few more deep breaths and relax.
ALS and Wellness Blogger
"Head nods not only restore posture, they can help your body's major systems (immune, digestive, cardiovascular and respiratory systems) to not only function better, but to function optimally."
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