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Pilates Back Exercises: Mobilize the Ribs, Stretch and Strengthen the Spine

Pilates Exercise Video Tips to Incorporate the Spread Eagle Exercise into your Workouts As a part of my “Secret” Training Tips for Mobilizing the Ribcage article series, I made this bonus exercise video to give you an example of one of my favorite Pilates back exercises for extension.  Before we add spine twisting and rotation […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips, Videos.

Spine Extension: “Secret” Training Tips

Centerworks® “Secret” Training Tips for Mobilizing the Ribcage Part Two: Spine Extension It’s easy to bend the neck and low back, but it’s the upper thoracic, mid-back section that needs the attention to improve spine mobility.  The older we get, the more gravity plays with our posture.  Hunched over, heads jutted forward, we need our […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Opening the Ribcage for More Lift in Spine Extension

I’m always experimenting with cues to help find good images that my clients can associate with while they’re moving through their workouts. When I can associate a relatable picture to proper body position and movements – I usually get great execution of each Pilates exercise. Here’s my new cue of the week for improving Spine […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.