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Belly Dance Moves: Reverse Undulations

Watch more Belly Dancing 101 videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/444-Belly-Dancing-101 Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn how to do the belly dance move known as a reverse undulation with this belly dancing lesson. Expert: Irina Akulenko Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Now let's try reverse undulations. Assuming the same position, keeping the knees bent, we're going to contract the lower abs first, then contract the upper abs to bring the chest down. Then squeeze between the shoulder blades to lift the chest back up. And again, contracting under. Chest down. Up. And releasing slightly into the neutral position. And here when we start larger, we're going shift our weight back into the heel, contract under, chest down, and as you lift the chest up you're going to release forward. Now, we're doing this only to exaggerate and find the movement in the beginning. So, starting back. Contract. Under. And up. And down. Roll. And up. Let's try that with music. And when you're reversing, make sure you're not lifting your head too far up. There'll be a small level change in the beginning, but ultimately you want to stay in the same exact spot. And now we want to make it a little bit smaller. We're going to stop shifting our weight forward to back and stay neutral. So we're gonna contract the lower abs. Upper abs. Upper back. And in. Down. Up. Neutral. Smoothing it out. And faster. And that's how you do a reverse undulation.
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