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Double Leg Stretch L1 - Pilates

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Double Leg Stretch L1

                                                                                                         
P
rimary Movers:
 

Pectorals (chest) Latissimus Dorsi (back), Deltoids
Stabiliser Muscles:
Tranverse Abdominals, Multifidus, Obliques, Rotator Cuff                                                                                               
Level of Difficulty:  (2/10)

Scale 2

Frequency:
     •
8-10 Circles and then change direction

 Instructions

  • From the set-up position inhale to prepare and as you exhale lift your arms up so that your hands are pointing to the ceiling.
  • Inhale and circle the arms in opposite directions, firstly moving towards the body.
  • Exhale and continue to circle the arms in opposite directions circling out away from the body.
  • Visualise your hands drawing perfect symmetrical circles on the ceiling. 
 Teaching Points 
  • From the set-up position inhale to prepare and as you exhale lift your arms up so that your hands are pointing to the ceiling.
  • Inhale and circle the arms in opposite directions, firstly moving towards the body.
  • Exhale and continue to circle the arms in opposite directions circling out away from the body.
  • Visualise your hands drawing perfect symmetrical circles on the ceiling.