During the Corona pandemic, we all noticed how uncomfortable the repetitive wearing of the Corona mask is. Interestingly, however, we are not aware of how restrictive the mask of personality we constantly wear is. Although both masks inhibit our freedom of expression, much more attention is paid to the Corona Mask. I think this is exactly wrong.
Hello Pilates Family, imagine if there was a learning tool that could bypass all the Pilates dogmas and theories that tell us how to do prone Pilates exercises. That would be pretty cool, wouldn’t it! Believe it or not. There is such a perceptual tool. The pelvic side roll weight distribution tool. The Pilates Single Leg Kick serves as our example.
“F**k, what is that crazy teacher doing?”
As a Pilates teacher, student or just an enthusiast, you might be thinking this as you look at the picture above. You might also be thinking to yourself, “We’ve never done Pilates footwork like that before!” I don’t mean that this is how Reformer Footwork should be done either, but placing the feet on the teacher’s torso expands our understanding of footwork.
I am really convinced of these therapeutic exercises. I have empirically tested their value. What do I mean by that? These therapeutic exercises make us aware of the interplay between our different body parts. They create a kind of unity between our body parts and thus subsequently enable movement that involves and positively influences the whole body.
How do we get our legs flowing in the air? Where is the source of movement in the Roll Over? Let’s learn to understand the source of the Pilates Roll Over perceptively. With partner support, we move fluidly from the Hundred Exercise into the Roll Over. Let’s watch it right below in our 40-second video …