Mermaid Stretch Exercises – Pilates Reformer
A series of Mermaid Stretch Exercises on the Align-Pilates reformer. Follow along with this video by Align-Pilates X Mbodies to build up your confidence on the reformer whether you are teaching or for your own practice. For spring tension and footbar height as well as technique, please refer to slide before each exercise below. Great for reformer beginners to learn the basics & technique.
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– 00:09 ‘Mermaid’ Leg Position 1
– 01:32 ‘Mermaid’ Leg Position 2
– 02:39 ‘Mermaid’ with Lateral Rotation
– 03:55 ‘Mermaid’ with Opposite Side Stretch
– 05:05 ‘Mermaid’ Flow
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Voice over by Loraine Prokopiou: Loraine qualified as a physiotherapist in 1995 and became interested in Pilates whilst doing a postgraduate muscle balance course. Loraine is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and an Advanced Level 3 Instructor on the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). She also has a Master of Science degree in Applied Human Science. Loraine worked for the NHS as an outpatient physiotherapist for 16 years. As well as teaching for Mbodies Training Academy Loraine also now combines physiotherapy and Pilates on a private basis.
This exercise is taught on the Mbodies Reformer Instructor education.
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