Rolling Like a Ball

– #pilates4life2020: #5 of 31 exercises


What’s it good for?

This is the first exercise that you’ll need a mat for – be sure to use a fairly thick one or two together  You really don’t want a bruised spine. 

✅ People either with stiff or very loose spines.⁠
✅ Learning to use the abdominals to control our spine⁠
✅ It’s a massage – enjoy it!⁠




A Quick Guide to Rolling Like a Ball

💡 Make your ball as small as you can.⁠
💡 Keep your shoulders away from your ears – they’re mutually allergic!⁠
💡 Don’t use momentum to roll backwards nor forwards.⁠
💡 Press you hands into your shins and shins into your hands⁠
Bony sacrum or protruding tailbone? Ask me in the comments :-)⁠

Joseph Pilates on success:

💬”Patience and persistence are vital qualities in the ultimate successful accomplishment of any worthwhile endeavor.”⁠


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