I can’t help but geek out over Boomerang. If anything is more my passion than Pilates, it’s MOVEMENT in general. Boomerang is such a great movement integration exercise. It’s one of the few in Pilates’ original mat work that explicitly calls for a sequence of previous exercises in a choreographed movement. Spine Stretch, Rollover, Teaser. All mashed together, yet beautifully highlighted.
That’s where today’s cue comes in. Break it down to the building blocks. Any time you create a movement sequence for a client to work through – and I LOVE to do this for clients – it is really helpful to start with the pieces and string them together for a final few reps of pure flowing movement. You can refer to earlier exercises in the class if you’ve done a piece of the sequence already, or you can do the exercises in order just before stacking them together to create a fluid a movement.
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