- Support the leg at the inside ankle with one hand. Stroke the leg from the outer border of the thigh to the ankle with your other hand.
- Alternate hands. Stroke from the inner thigh to the ankle.
- Continue to alternate inside and outside strokes moving from the hip to the ankle.
- Wrap your hands around the leg at the thigh.
- Gently wring the leg in both directions by twisting your hands together and then apart. Simultaneously, glide your hands toward the ankle.
- When your hands reach the wrist, pause a moment to allow Baby to accommodate the input before repeating the stroke.
- As your hands come to the ankle, first bring one hand back to the hip, and then follow with the other. This assures consistent tactile contact.
- Support the leg with one hand at inside ankle. Use the other hand to stroke firmly from the ankle to the hip on the outside surface of the leg.
- Stroke around the hip without breaking contact. Stroke back toward the ankle using your finger pads and a lighter pressure.
- Switch hands by supporting leg at outside ankle. Use your hands to stroke firmly from the inner ankle to the inner thigh.
- Stroke back toward the ankle, using your finger pads and a lighter pressure.
- Place the flat part of your palms on the inner and outer surfaces of the upper thigh.
- Gently alternate your hands to produce a rolling motion, like rolling dough. Simultaneously glide your hands toward the foot while rolling.
- Maintain one hand at the ankle and reposition the other hand to the hip ensuring continual contact.