How To: Oyster (or Clam) & Glute Press AT THE BARRE
Instructor: Hilal Leigh
Level: All Levels
*Equipment Needed : Barre (or countertop) and 1 Small Stability ball.
Class Level : ALL levels.
The Course of this Class : This Clam shell & glute press “How To” tutorial simplifies how to optimally position your body in the standing plane while performing these two commonly performed exercises both at the Barre, and in Pilates Mat class. This will help you to better understand the cues given during a workout, as well as get the best results possible for that body reshaping and sculpting! Lastly, these alignment principles will help you in general to move your body better; whether through space during daily activities or in other fitness workouts and sports disciplines. Here is your optimal alignment!
The Barre method though it moves with lots of flow and tempo does depend on certain technical foundations. Understanding these better will set you up for success in your workouts; protect you from injuring yourself; as well as teach you the best alignment your body can achieve!
See also these similar tutorials/how to’s : How To: Neutral Spine QUADRUPED AND PLANK, How To: Shoulder Positioning, How To: Neutral Spine SUPINE , How To: Neutral Spine SIDE LYING PRONE, How To: Pilates Breath, the Foundation of it All
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