Keep looking at the pictures.
Find the muscles on your body.
Work with your main muscles of movement in 3 (over-lapping) stages:
1. Find your Base-Line.
2. Base-Line to Legs.
3. Base-Line to Upper Body.
Engage and elongate your Base-Line.
With every breath in.
Base-Line to legs.
The gluteus maximus the strong link between torso and legs.
The rectus femoris aligning hip and knee joints.
Base-Line to upper body.
The trapezius muscles
Alignment of the upper body - nuchal and supraspinous ligaments.
It takes practice and concentration to activate muscles if you are not used to using them.
Give your brain time to figure out where to send the messages. It'll make mistakes along the way (activating wrong areas of muscles), or sometimes nothing might seem to be happening - you just have to keep trying.
At some point, the messages will get through to the right destination. From then on, it becomes easier to find the connection again.
Keep your main muscles of movement in mind throughout the day, feeling for their relative positions as start to become aware your body's alignment in relation to your Base-Line you engage your Base-Line with every breath in.
Think about the balance in each of the main muscles, start to feel the tensions, kinks and twists that your body is carrying around.
Relax, try different positions and keep practicing!
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