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Active Pilates workout

Active Pilates workout

Get your body moving with this active Pilates class

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 38 minutes

This class is designed to help get the whole body moving. Starting in standing we warm up our legs and upper body then roll down into four-point kneeling onto the mat to continue the class. Please always work to a level that you feel comfortable with.

This class includes:

  • Toe walking toy soldier
  • Side lunge
  • Side plie with arm openings
  • Arm reaches with circles
  • Leg pull in prone
  • Swimming
  • Child pose
  • Side lying toe taps
  • Clam
  • Bridging with scissors
  • Double leg stretch
  • Criss-cross
  • Sitting spine twist

We start the class warming up in standing with some leg strengthening movements including some side lunges and side plie movements. Rolling down into four-point kneeling we work on strengthening through our upper body and core with a leg pull in prone and swimming movements. Moving down onto our sides we strengthen our glutes further with toe tap and leg lifts and a clam exercise. Onto our backs we work our core control further with a Bridging exercise and double leg stretch. We also challenge our abdominals and oblique muscles with a criss-cross exercise. We then cool down with a gentle rotation stretch of the spine, glute and hamstring stretches and spine twist in sitting.

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5 COMMENTS
  • Katherine
    Reply

    Brilliant post-Christmas workout, thank you!

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      You are most welcome Katherine. Happy New Year!

  • Kate
    Reply

    Thank you Vicky, a much needed return to exercise for me, Your instructions are very clear and helpful and I enjoyed the class very much. You do such good work with these classes, This was my first.

  • Marged
    Reply

    Excellent class Vicky.I feel ready for the New Year.Thank you

  • Sue
    Reply

    A great class to start the New Year. Surprising what a difference a two week gap makes.. Thank you!

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