|Membership Category:||Pilates Lesson Planner|
|Sub Category:||Matwork (standing)|
Stand tall. Bend right knee. Step back onto ball of foot. Go as far as you are comfortable. Don't let right knee bend past toes. Keep hips even. Think of hip bones as headlights that have to point forward. Chest open. Gaze straight ahead. Rest hands above right knee for stability. Straighten back leg. Don't lock knee. Let lift come from hamstring (back of leg). Hold. Repeat on other side.
Stretches legs, groin, hip flexors. Strengthens thighs, buttocks.
Move between bent and straight leg.
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