The Spine Corrector and Pilates Arc

by: Jillian Hessel


Help clients go deeper into their practice with this fun, versatile piece of equipment.

The Pilates spine corrector (also known as the step barrel, or Pilates arc) is a small, adaptable Pilates apparatus that can enhance any workout. In this article, we’ll explore different types of arcs and suggest various uses for each piece. Most clients love the variety of exercises the arc accommodates, and they also enjoy the extra mind-body challenge when a familiar mat exercise is transferred to the arc’s rounded surface.

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IDEA Pilates Today, Volume 5, Issue 1

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About the Author

Jillian Hessel IDEA Author/Presenter

I am a retired ballet dancer. My passion is health & fitness, and helping people get into the best shape of their lives1 Pilates saved me form terrible back pain when I was a professional dancer, an...