This progressive and nontraditional method of Pilates is designed for today's society. It has been documented that excessive spinal flexion while performing mat exercises is playing havoc on the lumbar spine. Discover how the body is meant to move in all three planes of movement, just by experiencing your foot hitting the ground as you walk. When the body is standing, you can truly experience the magic of tri-plane exercises that will help restore posture and range of movement. This video offers a completely new way of training that can be incorporated into any mind-body program.
By Leslee Bender
Leslee Bender is the creator of the Bender Method of training. A graduate of the Graduate of the Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science, Leslee’s functional techniques benefit athletes as well as everyday people who want to achieve optimal health and fitness while preventing injury. Leslee is best known for the 2007 Bender Ball Fitness Infomercial and has filmed over 20 DVDs. She presents to trainers internationally, focusing on the analysis of movement and offering certifications in the Barre Above method, which she co-created with Tricia Murphy Madden. She also is an educator for NASM, Real Ryder, and Club Pilates. Leslee lives in Orlando and offers personal training to Central Florida clients. She currently is the fitness adviser of Club True Barre as well as the co-creator and education director for True Bar Fitness systems. In her free time, she water-skis on Lake Hiawassee. ... read more.