Learn how a mindful selection of exercises, cues, and levels of resistance can specifically target each type of muscle to achieve optimal results. This workout focuses on the rehabilitation of the spine, pelvis, and scapula on the Rehab Reformer with Vertical Frame and includes tips on how to monitor local stability and muscular recruitment patterns.
- Workout level: Beginner (Level 1 of 5)
- Language traks: English, Spanish
- Required equipment: Reformer with Vertical Frame or V2 Max Plus™, Reformer Box, Platform Extender
- 20 exercises
- Workout Time - 71 min
- DVD Length - 212 min
Exercises: Footwork, Single Leg, Sleeper, Midback Series, Back Rowing Preps, Unilateral with Rotation, Side Arm Preps, Sitting, Side Twist, Sitting, Front Rowing Preps, Scapula Isolation, Swan Dive Prep, Arms Pulling Straps, Mermaid, Hip Rolls, Single Thigh Stretch, Side Splits, Bend & Stretch, Lift & Lower, Adductor Stretch, Short Spine Prep
Bonus clips: Therapeutic Foundation for STOTT PILATES® Rehabilitation, Reformer with Vertical Frame & V2 Max Plus™ Features & Safety, V2 Max Plus Pulleys Bonus 1 & 2
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Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of Merrithew™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their brands STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™, Total Barre™ and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. Working closely with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, they ensure all programming is aligned with current scientific and biomechanical research.
Melanie Byford-Young is co-owner of Pacific Northwest Pilates, a STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Center, with locations in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA. Melanie Byford-Young has earned the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s Advanced Certificate in manual and manipulative physiotherapy. She has also taken specialized orthopedic courses on the shoulder, cervical spine, foot and running mechanics and has taught in Canada, the US, Spain and Iceland.