Flexion of the cervical area and the upper part of the spine … very important point especially for those suffering from neck issues!
Thinking of a good posture, we usually say “hold your head up high!”, and we think of those movies where you see the girls walking with a book over their head … this is a first
easy to say what’s the right one, isn’t it???
The back of the neck must be nice and long, and the front active.
Let’s go further: ket’s now think to be against a wall … or lying down …
At the beginning, especially, it’s hard to feel and keep the right position, so I suggest you to think of having a “double chin”: you tighten up the chin in the neck, and stretch back.
In the video (from the course “INTRODUCTION TO PILATES“) you will find a thorough explanation with some exercises that I invite you to do right away!