Pilates Wunda Chair Exercises

Push Down from the Front on the Wunda Chair

Push Down on the Wunda Chair is the Roll Up Standing. That sentence was such a light bulb moment for me in my Pilates journey! When I first learned the Push Down I thought, “Cool, a hamstring stretch,” but, that was just the tiny beginning.

Table on the Wunda Chair

Table on the Wunda Chair

This exercise strengthens your seat, your back and opens the front of your hips and chest. Table will help you do more Pilates exercises better!

Footwork on the Wunda Chair

Footwork on the Wunda Chair

Footwork on the Wunda Chair doesn’t care how much you can push down on the pedal but, rather, how much you can pull up on the pedal while pushing down.

Reverse Swan Teaser on the Wunda Chair

The first time I did Reverse Teaser on top of the Wunda Chair the apprentice teaching me placed my hips too far back and I almost fell off! From then on I never forgot to bring the hips as close to the back of the chair as possible for my body or my client’s body.

Swan on the Wunda Chair

Swan on the Wunda Chair

Sometimes called Side Pull Ups or Snake prep. Doesn’t matter what you call it. It matters more that you use it to teach your body something it needs.

Pull Ups on the Wunda Chair

Pull Ups on the Wunda Chair

After really practicing the Pull Ups I noticed my Elephant, Up Stretch and even Jackknife get stronger. I was able to maintain the lift and reach!