With each and every movement the eyes should be engaged and following the flow of the movement. The gaze is so important in performing the movement and achieving optimal performance—where your eyes go, your body will follow.
When performing the following movements, if the eyes are not aligned with the movement, what effect will it have on the body’s alignment?
- Chest Expansion
- Opening Leg Rocker
In each case, if the eyes fail to flow with the movement, the alignment will be compromised thus blocking/breaking the flow of energy.
So, ensure a strong, aligned spine by “using the gaze to guide the spine.” Be aware that where your eyes go, your body will follow.