TRAIN | Movement Foundations Level 2

TRAIN | Movement Foundations Level 2

7 Seasons

This Level 2 7-day Training Plan will expand your movement practice and get you moving with playfulness and strength. This plan was designed to allow you to learn and feel comfortable with the movements before moving onto the Practice component. We recommend starting with Level 1, then build your practice with in Level 2 when you're ready. By progressing slowly and intentionally you will gain a deeper understanding of the movement patterns and be able to apply them easily to movements in your everyday life.

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TRAIN | Movement Foundations Level 2
  • Movement Foundations Warm Up | Level 2

    Episode 1

    Prepare your body to move freely with this guided Movement Foundations Warm Up. This brief Level 2 Warm Up will use variations of movements to bring your body the power it needs to move through your practice with ease and strength.

  • Frog | Level 2

    Episode 2

    Frog is the first of four “animal-based locomotion exercises” - which simply means we imitate how animals move. These movements will likely feel familiar to you: as children, we often flow through these types of motions naturally while we play. Frog is a great way to get comfortable moving with y...

  • Martial Arts Kick | Level 2

    Episode 3

    Martial Arts Kick has never been our favourite movement, but that’s exactly why it’s in this program. With our yoga background, we’ve taught our bodies to move slowly with control through an impressive yet passive range of flexibility. The Martial Arts Kick is all about explosive power and active...

  • Shoulder Roll | Level 2

    Episode 4

    The Shoulder Roll may look a little intimidating at first, but it’s actually quite safe when learned and practiced correctly and responsibly. It’s critical that you take your time with this movement. The Shoulder Roll is an uncommon way of moving from laying down to kneeling position. By practici...

  • Monkey | Level 2

    Episode 5

    Monkey is a great movement to counteract the effects of sitting, standing, and moving in a straight line (think running, cycling, walking, and even weight training). This movement demands mobility in the hips, which is the key to unlocking a deep squat position and essential in finding freedom in...

  • Pistol Squat | Level 2

    Episode 6

    Pistol Squat is truly a full lower body workout. This one movement tests your ankle mobility, quadriceps and glute strength, as well as balance and coordination. You can easily practice all variations of this movement, anytime and anywhere. Some of our favourite times to whip out Pistol Squats in...

  • Scorpion Walk | Level 2

    Episode 7

    This movement is a heavy hitter when it comes to mobility throughout the entire body: thoracic spine, core, hips, shoulders, wrists, ankles, and neck. Not only does Scorpion demand strength and flexibility from every joint in the body, it also trains your proprioception (spatial awareness), gives...

  • Bear Crab Roll | Level 2

    Episode 8

    Bear, Crab and Bear-Crab Rolls are an easy and fun way to get your hands on the ground and play. You may actually have so much fun in the movement that you won’t notice how much it’s benefiting your shoulder mobility and strengthening your core! If you want to work on strengthening and toning you...

  • Corkscrew | Level 2

    Episode 9

    Corkscrew is a fun and unique way to get up off the ground. This movement teaches you a different way to get up and down, how to change planes of motion, and that you don’t always need to do things the familiar way. The easy way is seldom the most rewarding! Corkscrew is the ultimate test of bala...

  • Gorilla | Level 2

    Episode 10

    Gorilla is all about exercising your joints. The movement is ideal for getting into the hip and shoulder joints, both of which are often blocked due to the poor movement diet of our modern lives. All of that sitting - in a car or transit, at work, on the couch - takes a large toll on our bodies. ...

  • Cartwheel | Level 2

    Episode 11

    Cartwheels have a special place in our hearts. If there’s one movement that reminds us of our childhood, it’s this one. The Cartwheel is both fun and powerful. It will strengthen your entire body, create flexibility and mobility in all the major joints, and teach you how to balance power with con...

  • Movement Foundations Cool Down | Level 2

    Episode 12

    Incorporating a Cool Down practice transitions your body into a state of rest and reduces the likelihood of injury as you recover and resume your daily activities. Unwind and transition back into your day with this Level 2 Cool Down, and enjoy strength and creativity you found in your practice.