Footwork: The Foundation of Pilates

Inner IDEA: Recognize and correct common misalignments in the lower body.

Pilates footwork: simple yet powerful, it is typically the first exercise taught on the reformer. Called the “Pilates fortuneteller” by Amy Taylor Alpers from the Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado, footwork reveals postural patterns and muscle imbalances of the hips, legs and feet and is an effective exercise for correcting them. If you are a Pilates instructor, this basic, functional movement of closed-kinetic-chain hip and knee flexion and extension allows you to help a client

Member Only Article

Already a member? Log In
This full article is available only to IDEA Members. Start your 30-day free trial today and get instant access to this full article along with over 6000 others.

 OR  
Log in with your ideafit.com login (e-mail and password)
Log in with your acefitness.org login (e-mail and password)
View all questions