Introduction to Pilates for People with Spinal Fusions

Focus Exercise Video SF: Standing Tall While Supine

This video is one of the focus exercises for the week.  Try to repeat it 2-3 times before our next class together.

Standing Tall While Supine is a great Pilates exercise for people with spinal fusions because it facilitates axial elongation and global expansion. It’s also a part of the yoga asanas where it’s known as supta urdhva hastasana. Standing Tall While Supine is done in a neutral spine, neutral pelvis so there’s no modifications needed. This exercise can help people with spinal fusions feel decompression, length, and space throughout the entire torso and spine.

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