Exercise of the week!
Lie on your side with one forearm directly below your shoulder. Feet into the loops stacked on top of each other. Free arm on the mat.
Inhale and during exhalation lift your torso and pelvis in order to be aligned with your feet. Keep this pose for few second and repeat.
- Engage the whole body
- Keep your center engaged (belly button towards the spine)
- Elongate your body through the supporting elbow
You can perform the same exercise while performing an Aerial Pilates® session using a hammock. Place the top leg in the hammock and the other on the mat. Free arm straight towards the sky.
Christina Nikolia, Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, AthensTrainers® Associate