Every Single Exercise From The Classical Pilates Syllabus For The Cadillac Is Named, Explained And Taught In The Master Trainer Series.
Leg springs, Push through, Mermaid, Tower, Monkey, Rolling Back, Chest Expansion - just a few exercises that are part of the entire Cadillac repertoire that you’ll see taught and demonstrated in exquisite detail. You will learn to gain unmatched core strength, flexibility, balance and improved posture with over 100 exercises including variations and explanations, performed standing, seated, kneeling, supine and prone.
Learn how to tailor exercises in the mat syllabus to suit bodies with special needs, seniors, the overweight, people who require injury rehabilitation, those seeking relief from chronic back pain, modifications for scoliosis, post-natal strength-training or people with limited flexibility---any body, any level of fitness. Learn correct breathing, alignment and form, integrating precise, flowing movement and the specific verbiage and cues that will help you to communicate to your students in a way that yields exceptional results. The Cadillac (also known as the Trapeze Table) is one of the most effective and versatile pieces of exercise equipment ever to be engineered.
Originally devised by Joseph Pilates to rehabilitate bedridden patients, the apparatus has evolved a bit since the makeshift bed spring days, but its inspiration is apparent and it continues to be a bridge between exercise and physical therapy.
Let Jennifer guide you through safe, proper usage and effective technique as she teaches exercises that range from gentle spring-assisted sit ups to advanced acrobatics. The Cadillac repertoire challenges the core abdominal muscles, develops spinal flexibility, works the shoulder girdle, strengthens the back and stretches the total body.
The Cadillac is also incredibly beneficial and informative for those who suffer from scoliosis or a marked imbalance in arm, leg or torso strength. The exercises featured help you to find new balance, awareness, strength and flexibility in your body.