Alright, today we’re going to be doing Cat-Cow! This is a great stretch for the spine, also engages the abdominals, and works our quadruped position. Benefits of the Cat-Cow Pilates Exercise • Eases back, shoulder, and neck pain. • Revitalizes the spine by loosening muscles and increasing flexibility. • Allows you to really focus on breath to…

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dynamic inner thigh stretch

All right, today we’re going to be doing a dynamic inner thigh stretch, which can help open up the hips and increase hamstring flexibility. Pilates Stretch: Dynamic Inner Thigh Stretch Your hips are the center of every major movement you make. They are a very key component to your main core, which is why it…

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Toes and Front of Foot Stretch

Take care of your toes and feet Each of your feet (and toes) have a lot of moving parts—so it’s no surprise that there are also countless problems that can come along with them. Movements that improve range of motion, such as the toes and foot stretch below, can help in a number of ways:…

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This is a great stretch for the chest to counter all the hunching over we do all day long, at our desks. When you get up for your ‘water’ break, add in this stretch, it can help relieve that uncomfortable feeling in your back, neck and shoulders. This video has not been modified for injury…

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Time to open up our hips with the modified inline lunge! A modified version of an exercise I learned from Tom McCook. Thanks Tom. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any fitness routine. Common contraindications for this exercise would be acute glute or…

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Time for the lat stretch! This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. You want to skip this exercise if you are in acute pain in your shoulder. When our lats get overly tight, they can actually lock down our shoulder…

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Time for a hip and glute stretch! It’s a very simple stretch and can help relieve discomfort in your back and bum. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. You want to skip this exercise if you are in acute…

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Time for a chest and shoulder stretch! We can help relieve the tightness we feel after sitting at our desks all day. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. You want to skip this exercise if you are in acute…

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Time to gently stretch out our chest with arm circles! This is a simple and gentle exercise that can help relieve tightness in the chest, shoulders and neck. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. You want to skip this…

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Time for a hamstring stretch, otherwise known as the back side of your thighs! Did you know that tight hamstrings can create discomfort in your lower back? Check out this stretch and see if it helps your lower back because sometimes where we feel pain is not where the root of the issue stems from.…

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