Tutorial #3217

Short Spine Stretch

10 min - Tutorial


There are many different versions of Short Spine Stretch which makes it difficult to decide which one to do. In this tutorial, Diane Diefenderfer shares how she was taught by Romana Kryzanowska and Ron Fletcher. She encourages you to see which version is best for your body, but also reminds you that you should do it well and with intention.
What You'll Need: Reformer (No Box)

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Oct 29, 2017
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Hi everybody, I'm happy to be here at Palladio's any time talking about the short spine stretch. I have my pal here, Laura who is going to demonstrate while I talk and poke and prod an...

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Nice to revisit this beautiful, yummy exercise. Laura makes it look graceful. Thank you
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Excellent thank you
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Very good
Appreciate the 3 different versions. When I started on my reformer 6 months ago, this move was impossible. Happy to say, I can do it now but can only achieve a straight up position. Still unable to bend my legs over my head. I hope that comes with more practice and spinal flexibility. At age 68, I'm loving the strength and flexibility I've gained practicing Pilates.
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Beautiful tutorial Diane, Laura looked amazing. But is it just me or where did Laura get that awesome body suit?
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Thank you for the various versions of this exercise.

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