Wall Angels Pilates

Wall Angels Pilates

This an excellent choice to strengthen back muscles. Often we face problem in neck, trunk and feel tired due to over use of back muscles. This hurts our postures causing further issues.


Wall angles are also known as “V” to “W” stretches because of the beginning and ending of arm poses. Wall helps to keep the back in neutral position.


Benefits of wall angle Pilates is: Strengthening of back muscles as well as lengthening of muscles in front of neck, core and shoulders.


To perform wall angles Pilates:


1.       Stand with your back against the wall, feet about 6 inches away from the wall.

2.       Raise your arms overhead and press them against the wall while maintaining contact with your wrists, elbows, and close and shoulders.

3.       Slide your arms down the wall, always keeping them in contact with the wall.

4.       Return to the starting position and repeat the movement.


Image credit: Eric Astrauskas https://www.flickr.com/photos/personaltrainertoronto/30201045258 (cc by 2.0)


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: August 16, 2023

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