Tutorial #3832

Latissimus Dorsi

15 min - Tutorial


Learn how you can get more length in your latissimus dorsi with this quick tutorial by Lesley Powell. She shares what happens when you pull the lats down instead of moving them away from center. She also shares how keeping them in proper alignment will help you achieve better thoracic extension.
What You'll Need: Cadillac

About This Video

(Level N/A)
(Pace N/A)
Aug 11, 2019
(Log In to track)


So this tutorial we're going to be talking about the Latissimus Dorsi. And throughout this whole series we've been talking about shoulder stabilization. And one of the problems I hear in a lot of clas...

The Teacher's Corner - Playlist 15: Embodied Anatomy


fabulous instruction
Thank you Leslie for sharing your amazing knowledge and understanding! So thankful to PA for hosting you! Learning so much from your tutorials. Can’t wait for the next one putting it all together
ALL of these tutorials are amazing.  Thank you so much, Lesley!!
Thank you so much for all the technical knowledge. You are amazing.
Fabulous!! I am hoping to never cue, " Slide your shoulder blades down your back" again.
Thank you Leslie for your great cueing and visualization.
I didn't have access to a cadillac but still greatly benefitted from this.
I want you to think how this tutorial applies to Pilates Repertory.  Lying prone relates to double leg kick and longbox prone series: pulling straps for example.  Using the rolldown bar in kneel stand is chest expension and thigh stretch on reformer.  Cat & Camel on cadilac relates to knee stretch series, elephant and long stretch series.  The series is to help you understand underlying concepts of function that could be applied to any exercise or movement.

You need to be a subscriber to post a comment.

Please Log In or Create an Account to start your free trial.

Move With Us

Experience Pilates. Experience life.

Let's Begin