Keep your mind on Pilates. Keep your body toned… and try Breast stroke lift

Exercise of the week!

Prone position with your arms bent at the sides, palms in line with your face and head in line with your spine (you can place a towel under your forehead). Legs extended hip width apart.

Inhale and lift your upper body off the ground as high as possible. Exhale extending your arms to the side to make a T shape. Inhale and bend your arms. Exhale and return to starting position.


  • Belly button towards the spine (PH in and up)
  • Keep your core engaged
  • Keep your head aligned with your spine
  • Avoid hyperextension
  • Keep your chest “open” and shoulders sideways and back

Despoina Pane, Pilates Instructor, AthensTrainers® Associate