Let Your Heart Take Flight

Let Your Heart Take Flight

One of the best exercises you can learn to help get out of a hunched or kyphotic posture, is the Pilates Fundamental referred to as “Flight.” Flight is considered a fundamental because it’s the base move for a number of Pilates exercises, and as with all foundational exercises, like with ribcage arms or the Pilates breath, understanding how to do it well is key.

What the Ribcage Reveals

What the Ribcage Reveals

In the Pilates world, we love the word “neutral.” Neutral is like the ideal zero point from which we should start our efficient movement. So, when training our clients to achieve their best form, we educate them on the concepts of a neutral spine and neutral pelvis. The ribcage is a major element in the torso that attaches to the spine, and it too, has an ideal neutral placement.

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