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 practicing uncommon and uncomfortable movement patterns, we train ourselves to face uncomfortable situations with a calm and open mind. Level 3 This variation incorporates straight legs into the movement. Feel the extension with your legs and try to absorb the momentum with your toes.