1-2 Springs, cords with loops or handles attached headrest up or in neutral
supine on the reformer hands holding handles; arms extended toward ceiling; knees and hips at approximately 90 degrees; spine in neutral
Exhale to extend shoulders bringing arms down to sides, inhale to flex shoulders returning to starting position.
circles both ways, side arms shoulder abduction/adduction triceps press elbow flexion/extension cheerleading Arc and circles reciprocal movement patterns, pilates ball under sacrum
Axial elongation organisation of the trunk with breathing width of the chest and upper back
loss of neutral pelvis,
Elevation of scapula ,
Overuse of pectoralis or hip flexors,
Flaring of ribs poor head and neck alignment.
Latissimus dorsi, abdominals, obliques, shoulder extension; triceps
Shoulder instabilities, scapula dyskinesia, restricted shoulder ROM, core stability,
Scapula patterns in combination of strengthening of the forward flexion movement in the shoulder joint; core activation and stabilisation; alignment of neck, shoulders, ribcage and pelvis.