Pilates Exercise Instructions:
Lie on back, arms straight at sides. Neutral spine and engage pelvic floor. Lift right leg straight up without losing neutral (hip bones should be level with each other) circle leg in air to side, then down, other side and up, pause. Continue for 6x, pausing after each circle. repeat circle in other direction 6x. Repeat circles with other leg up, 6x each way. Goal is to not let pelvis move while leg is moving. leg on floor is the working leg, it must “anchor” the other leg. Inhale first half of each leg circle, exhale second half of each leg circle.