The Pilatesology Encyclopedia

Neck Roll


Goals & Benefits

  • Strengthen the spine, seat, and abdominal muscles.
  • Stretches the abdominal muscles and increases mobility of the neck.
  • Opens the chest and encourages good posture.
  • Reverses the effects of sitting for long periods of time.

Tips & Cues

  • Make sure the abdominals are engaged and lifted off the mat to protect the low back.
  • Rotate the neck evenly and with control.
  • Keep the legs together if at all possible.
  • Left from the chest and upper back muscles as opposed to just the neck.

See our experts teach Neck Roll


Neck Roll Tips with Kim Reis

Kim Reis


Neck Roll Tips with Alisa Wyatt

Alisa Wyatt