Teacher Training Tip of the Week: Modification for extended ribs (rib popping)
Modification for extended ribs (rib popping)
Small props modification for extended ribs. This is a quick tip for clients who are extended through their ribs or tend to “pop” their ribs and find it difficult to maintain the integrity of a neutral spine and pelvis.
Try elevating their hips a little bit!
Ruth Ruttan is the Education Coordinator for Retrofit Pilates in Toronto, Canada, a Master Instructor specializing in Pre & Postnatal Pilates and a Birth & Postpartum Doula. Each week Ruth shares tips, tools and reminders for Pilates instructors and students with the intention of keeping us inspired, asking questions and always seeking to improve our teaching and our Pilates practice.