Keep your mind on Pilates. Keep your body toned and try….mermaid

Exercise of the week!   Sitting cross-legged position with your arms at your sides and your fingertips touching the toning balls.

Inhale and during exhalation perform a side bend, reaching one arm overhead and the other roll on the toning ball. Inhale and return to starting position.

  • Belly button towards the spine (PH in and up)
  • Keep your chest “open” and shoulders sideways and back
  • Inhale and elongate your spine
  • Keep your shoulders over your sitting bones at starting position. During execution, keep your shoulders and hips vertically on the mat.
  • When performing side bent to one side keep the opposite sitting bone planted on the mat

Despoina Pane, Pilates Instructor, AthensTrainers® Associate