Pilates doing Pilates Exercises: Sahrmann bench press Joseph Pilates 34 contrology poses
(1) Serious students: buy & study “Return to Life…”!
(2) Avoid potential injury! – Join the “Pilates Community” at your local gym or studio.
(3) Tips on posture and muscle tensioning – “Pilates Contrology”.
Pilates demonstrating Rolling Back (Rolling Like a Ball), Poses One to Four:
This exercise teaches you to control your balance and how to move your pelvis from your abdominals.
There are many variations – where holding feet or knees with ankles crossed and knees wide can change the emphasis.
Control the movement and your breathing throughout.
Slow, controlled movement are the optimum!
J H Pilates and W J Miller: Return to Life through Controlology. 1st Ed, publ. 1954 J.J.Augustin New York
Pilates Rolling Back (Rolling Like a Ball), © Bruce Thomson, EasyVigour Project