Michaela's Pilates

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March 29, 2017
by Michaela
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March MATness Day 27 The Leg Pull

The Leg Pull! Arms are shoulder wide in right angle position. Hands at right angles. Legs close together toes pointed. Gawd knows what mine are doing! Inhale slowly raise right leg upward Exhale to lower.  

March 27, 2017
by Michaela
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March MATness Day 25 Swimming!

Swimming Head upward and backward as far as possible. Chest raised off the mat Inhale and exhale normally while performing the simultaneous alternating compound motions of swimming. Opposite arm to leg lift whilst the others come down. A fluttering motion. … Continue reading

March 27, 2017
by Michaela
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March MATness Day 23. The Teaser

The Teaser Take position Head up, legs close together, toes pointed, arms at right angle position beside body. Hands pointed forward.   Bend head forward, chin to chest , press abdomen in. Roll backward on spine until legs are raised … Continue reading

March 27, 2017
by Michaela
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March MATness Day 22. The Side Kick!

The Side Kick. Take position in picture. Lock hands behind head. Head up eyes straight ahead. Arms in line with shoulders. Lie full length right side on mat and bring legs forward about 2 feet. Shoulders are not stackedĀ  Corrected … Continue reading