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March Matness: The Pushup

March Matness: The Push Up dismount.  Reach through the foot and crown of the head. Feel the heel of the hand armpit connection. Keep those scapulae still and abducted and upwardly rotated (down and out)! Enjoy!  all photos ©2007 J Stacey. … Continue reading

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March Matness: Balance Control

 Balance Control. All photos ©2007 J Stacey. Reach the leg/foot up to the ceiling, to animate the center and lift the hips. Push the other leg into your hands. The chest is away from the chin (Kathy Grant’s lemon under … Continue reading

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March Madness: The Rocking

March Matness: The Rocking. Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™   Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  Teachers’ Course. May 1-3. Moraga, CA. Classic Pilates in, on and by the water Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the Reformer Repertoire, Roller Play, Immersion™ … Continue reading

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Mat Skills on Chair

Mat skills performed on the Chair. Based on Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ deck work. Mat Twist               Mat Side Kick Kneeling Mat Side Leg Kick

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March Matness: Boomerang

Boomerang Ladies in Tuscany! Pilates + Vacation™ Retreats. Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™) Course. May 1- 3. Moraga, CA, 18 PMA CECs.  Classic Pilates in, on, by the water. Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the … Continue reading

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March Matness: The Twist, Star

March Matness: The Side Bend / The Twist. Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)   Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  course. Moraga, CA, May 1 – 3.  Classic Pilates in, on and by the water. Pilates + Vacation™ in Tuscany, Italy. Thank you lovely … Continue reading

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March Matness: The Side Kick Kneeling

March Matness: The Side Kick Kneeling  Align your body in a long line. Slide the foot along the wall (the bottom of) it is facing. (watch the elbow – inside of elbow faces body. RP needs more internal rotation of lower arm … Continue reading

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March Matness: Leg Pull Back

March Matness: Leg Pull Back Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™  Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course May 1-3, Moraga, CA, 18 PMA CECs.  Classic Pilates in, on, by the water. Pilates + Vacation™ Tuscany fun. The previous skill is Leg Pull Front:

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March Matness: Swimming

March Matness: Swimming. Pretend there are baby birds on your shoulders. Do not squish the baby birds. Underswing, or lever your hand up (from the  Lat and LT, SA, TM and IS). Imagine  a small snowball under your belly. Keep your navel … Continue reading

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March Matness: The Teaser

March Matness: The Teaser Lift the lower back ribs – anchor the top of psoas to the top of the back of the wall. Lifted “U” position. Head in line with gravity.  Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™.

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