Arm Circle (also called Pinwheel) is commonly used in classes at Studio B. Arm Circle 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!
This Footwork 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.
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.