Hallux Valgus L1 - 24 min
FOOT FOCUS • 24m
Level 1 - Pace: slow
So many of us have trouble with this joint! This class has the goal to approach the most important and basic exercises and try to take pressure away from this joint. Oftentimes we put too much weight on the small joints of the toes and that can potentially be bad for toe conditions and bunions. Also, flat (over pronated) feet are to be blamed.
Exercises: Shake foot, big toe manipulations, windlass mechanism, towel, towel with Rescue LOOP, toe lifts.
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Rescue LOOP at the wall! - 10 min
Level 1 - Pace: Slow
This is a great opportunity to work the feet with a transcendental reference and also de-compress and release the back. It’s an anti-gravity foot workout, perfect at the end of the day when we start building tension at the lumbar spine, shoulders and neck area.
Hallux valugus L3 - 18 min
Level 3- Pace: Moderate
In this class, we’ll explore exercises that help lessen the pressure on the big toe joint and that aim to restore range of motion when possible. We’ll also work on strengthening the “core of the foot”. If you haven’t done it yet go to bunion level 1 first.
Safe Arching with Rescue LOOP - 13 min
Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
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