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You also call Cowards Bend the Knee autobiographical, which is hard to countenance.
HOW TO DO IT: Begin from a standing position then bend the knees and hips to lower the torso and to a squatting position, then returning to the upright position and repeat.
After the fifth breath, bend the knees as you inhale and step, walk or jump back to your hands, exhaling once more in a forward fold.
This helps them understand that a plie doesn't just bend the knees or drop down.
For the best results in moving a resident, one should bend the knees and press them into the bed to reduce stress on the back.