March 18 – The Spine Twist
The Spine Twist is one of those sneaky exercises that looks like not much of anything going on, but you get what you give. It’s like your first pliés at the barre can seem to others like it’s a whole lot of just bending and straightening the knees with little effort. But when you focus on getting more stretch and getting deeper connection to your center, it is tough stuff!
My thank you to Joseph Pilates is for creating this sneaky, tough stuff! I used to just cheat through the movements and go through the motions to create the shapes (dancer’s cheat?). But I’ve learned how to wring out the most of this exercise and I’m sure there is still more that I can wring out of it (and me!).
Share your Pilates exercises with me and with the Pilates loving community! You can tag the event sponsor and theme @360pilatesonline and @marchmatness, and use the hashtag #mmthankyou
And don’t forget to tag and hashtag me: @cadancejazzpilates and #cadancejazzpilates
* There are preparations and modifications to each exercise in our March Matness Modifications showcase and in our Instagram Stories.
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