You don't usually have contact till you get to level 3/4.
But I used the lunge reins today and she did VERY well. She was slightly confused and kept backing up at first [shes sensative to the mouth] lol but then she realized she can infact go forward! Her ears were forward and alert. Since it was the very first day I let her choose the trot she was comfortable and calm with. Tomorrow im going to ask for a bit more forwardness. But till I upload the video here are some pictures:
And my favorite!
Ill get the video up soon.