Guess what the first May 5 exercise is? Everyone’s favorite, Baby Bear! This is a capital “L” LAZY move. Not always easy to do (to be lazy that is). My goal is to reclaim this word, so that we see being lazy as a positive thing. Really try to let yourself roll side to side […]
Each month I offer five exercises to improve your strength, balance, flexibility and mobility. Can you do one minute of each of this month's Five today? To see these in person join an ongoing class, or schedule a private session with me.
These photos and descriptions are meant to remind you of moves we have done together. Please see your medical professional prior to beginning a new exercise program.
This month we add a new mobility exercise – Rolling to Standing! How easy is it for you to get up and down off the floor? Can you try rolling up to standing (or going from a standing position to rolling onto your back)? While we can use a variety of markers to gauge our […]
This month we combine yoga and Pilates exercises to strengthen your core, legs, chest and back, and improve your balance. Need more guidance than just these photos? Join an ongoing class and do these moves with us! Or contact Anne to schedule a one on one session. Boat Pose Single Leg Kick […]
1) Bridge: Slowly roll your pelvis up to the ceiling. Roll back down one vertebra at a time. Back and hamstring strength, spine mobility. 2) Cobra: Lift head and chest up into a small back extension. Back strength, chest stretch. 3) Single Leg Lift (side lying): Without moving your pelvis, lift and lower […]
BACK 1) Chair Pose: Stand in Mountain pose with feet and knees together (or hip distance apart) toes facing forward. Bend your knees as you sit your hips low, as if you were to sit on a chair behind you. Look down to make sure you can still see your toes. Hold for one minute. […]