Exercise of the week!Step 1
Table top pose
Extend one leg backwards placing the ankle or the shin on the yoga wheel.
Balance and place the other leg with the ankle on the yoga wheel
Lift up in the pose, broaden your chest, lift your torso, glide your shoulder blades towards the pelvis
Draw the belly button towards the spine, work your legs and squeeze your inner thighs together
Feel the spine lengthening
Upward-Facing Dog Pose is an important pose to learn as this backbend is one of the postures that is practiced during Sun Salutation Sequences.
Varvara Solomonidou,Wellness Specialist, Personal Trainer, Seminar & Conference Lecturer, Pilates Master Trainer “AthensTrainers® Ultimate Pilates System®”, Member of European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO), DNAFit® Certified Trainer, General Manager & Owner of AthensTrainers®
Photo by Eleanna Kourkoulopoulou
Equipment by LIFE TECHNOLOGIES
Source: Body Magazine February 2018