Parakeet, also called Mini Reverse Tower or Shoulder Roll Down, strengthens the posterior chain and improves hip extension.
This one is all about your butt. Try as best as you can to use your core and glutes. Otherwise, your hamstrings, calves, arches, feet, back, and neck will take over. To keep the work where it belongs, keep these tips in mind:
Are you going to practice or teach Parakeet this week? What are your favorite tips for this exercise?
In the Pilates Encyclopedia, we look at every detail of Parakeet, from head to toe, to help you get the maximum benefit from this exercise.
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