19 Apr Foundations: Spinal Mobility & Strengthening – Hip Circles
Quick Intro: Hip Circles
Side Bends: Hip Circles
Hip Circles requires not only flexibility of the spine but also great control and a sense of precision. So, if you have difficulty at first, cut yourself a little slack and don’t get too frustrated! It’s a Pre-Pilates exercise that many people find difficult due to the control required.
What’s it good for?
🌟 Increasing the mobility and flexibility of the spine.
🌟 Practising control and precision of movement.
A quick “how to”…
🌟 In an all fours position, place your wrists under your shoulders and your knees under your pelvis
🌟 Move the hips in a large a circle as you can exploring the largest range of motion you can whilst still describing a circles.
Hints & Tips:
🌟 Imagine a tail at the end of the spine, dip the tail in paint and draw big circles or shapes on the wall behind you.
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