POST ANSWERS IN CANVAS:
ON THE FLOOR ASSIGNMENT
Q. Integration: Practice Drill - Back to the Reformer. Take this week to be sure you have a solid working practice on the Reformer.
a) Review the 6 principles of Pilates and perform your FULL Intermediate reformer at least 3 times this week with focus on a different principle. Share your 3 choices and reflect upon how your workout changed with each run through.
Q: How vs. What?
Continue to work on modulating your voice this week. Record a session and perform the two exercises below.
1. Pay special attention to your transition words. How do you signal an exercise is over? Record a session and post answers to the following questions: a) What are your default transition words or phrases? b) Are they effective? c) What might be better choices?
2. Play with your pitch this week. Try to convey the sound of each exercise with your voice. If each exercise had a sound, what would that be? In your recorded session(s) identify exercises where you missed the opportunity to convey the tone of voice or where you did well.
PROGRAM DESIGN ASSIGNMENT
Q. Theme Sheets!
Design a full workout for YOURSELF this week - based upon your own weaknesses as a client. Post this to the group including your assessment of yourself as a student.
get ready to test out - tip
“Read” your clients! Their body isn’t the only story. Their faces may tell a whole other part of the story. Are they red, pale, blue? Are they wincing, exhaling, smiling? Faces can tell you when to do more, less or simply keep going.
HAVE A GREAT WEEK!