Arm Circle (also called Pinwheel) is commonly used in classes at Studio B. Arm Circle on focuses on scapular mobilization and coordination of the head/neck/spine with rotational movements. This exercise teaches the essentials for patterning many movements in Pilates and life!
Bridging is a staple in our Pre-Pilates warm-up as it sets up our ability to extend our hips and create activation from heel to tail for effective weight shifting and locomotion.
This Footwork exercise might seem complicated at first sight but it is a favorite at Studio B Pilates. This video will teach you how to do it properly at home. Please note: this exercise was originally taught to me by Patrick Strong who was my first Pilates teacher at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Several of us who were students of Patrick Strong are now Pilates studio owners and Pilates teacher trainers.