The building blocks of Pilates that focus on the abdominals and back muscles.
Exhale: draw abdominals in and curl pelvis and spine off the mat.
Inhale: No movement
Exhale: roll the spine down to starting position.
Exhale: Draw abdominals in and return to starting position
Exhale: Lift head and chest
Exhale: Lower head and chest to starting position
Exhale: Draw abdominals in and start to roll back to the floor.
Exhale: Draw abdominals in and roll up to sitting position.
Exhale: roll down taking head towards knees.
Inhale: Extend arms forward, palms facing each other. Extend forwards.
Exhale: Return to rolled down position and release arms.
Exhale: Lift both legs with knees hip width apart. Abdominals drawn in.
Inhale: Lower body to starting position.