Heel Lead is one of Nia's eight foot techniques that offer self-healing and conditioning to your body from the ground up. This move trains you to connect to the natural sequence of 'heel-ball-toe' while stepping. Tune into the 'landing pad' of your heel as you shift your weight to the front foot, simultaneoulsy pressing off the back ball of the foot. Continue below for tips and video.
Tips: Keep your three body weights (pelvis, chest and head) aligned and relaxed, allowing your tailbone to 'swish' from side to side to integrate your spine. Gain movement skill by moving slow or fast, to the front, to the corners, sides or freestyle in space Watch and move to the video below to bring your practice alive!