The Pilatesology Encyclopedia Snake Twist

Snake Twist


Apparatus

Mat


Level

Advanced

Goals & Benefits:

  • Works the arms, back, abdominals, side abdominals, seat, legs…everything!
  • A breathing exercise that wrings the lungs of old air.
  • Challenges balance and coordination.
  • Stretches the body from toe to crown.

 

Tips & Cues:

  • Lift your belly up to help take weight off the standing wrist.
  • Control the weight of the body returning to the ground.

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