The Pilatesology Encyclopedia

The Roll Up

 

Goals & Benefits

  • Articulate the entire spine through using the powerhouse.
  • Encourages flexibility of the spine and back of the legs.
  • Massages the spine with your own weight.

Tips & Cues

  • May be modified for beginners or practitioners with back or neck problems by using a foot strap or by bending knees.
  • With each repetition, try to stretch the entire body farther forward.
  • Take care to articulate the spine carefully especially through the tightest areas .
  • Try to keep a consistent pace and don't use momentum through the tough spots.

See our experts teach The Roll Up

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Exploring the Roll Up

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