March 19, 2017
Comments Off on March MATness Day 17. Scissors.
Scissors Take position in picture. Bring legs upward until your body rests on head, shoulders, upper arms, neck and elbows. Then with cupped hands supporting hips INHALE and split legs scissor like. Stretch legs, toes pointed. I could have a … Continue reading
March 4, 2017
Comments Off on March MATness day 4. The One Leg Circle!
The One Leg Circle. 1. Lie flat on the mat. Lengthen your spine into the mat without shortening your hips. Arms (shoulder wide) are long by your sides, palms down. Bring your right leg up to 90° with toes pointed. … Continue reading
March 3, 2017
Comments Off on March MATness day 3 The Roll Over!
The Roll Over This builds on your breath control with movement. Sequential movement of the spine. An opportunity to feel where you are out of sink. 1.Lie flat on the mat with knees bent into the chest. Arms are … Continue reading
March 2, 2017
Comments Off on March MATness Day 2 The Roll Up!
The Roll Up The Roll Up is the second of Joseph Pilates’ Mat exercises. This is for the abdominal muscles. 1. Lie on your back with entire body resting on the mat. Stretch arms up and over your head in … Continue reading
March 1, 2017
Comments Off on March Matness 1: The Hundred!
The first exercise is THE HUNDRED Bam you are right in there holding your head up using those abs shoulders stabilisers and oh yes….BREATHE! Heaven help us! I never found this much of a problem until I realised I was … Continue reading