Stretch #10: Middle Back ~ Prepare and position yourself as you would for Middle Split (stretch no. 9), then while lying on your back with your legs in the split position, slowly raise your legs to point straight up and then return them down to the split position. Repeat to strengthen your stomach, groin and core muscles.
Stretch #8:Middle Split ~ Prepare and position yourself as you would for Middle Split (stretch no. 7), then with your legs in the middle split position, lean forward onto your stomach while pushing your hips towards the ground. Flex your feet and point your toes for an additional stretch. #balletstretches