All over Pilates conditioning

All over Pilates conditioning

Mat-based class working throughout the body with a particular focus on strengthening our core and abdominal muscles

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 33 minutes

The class begins in standing then moves down onto the mat into four-point kneeling, side lying and onto our backs. There are some more challenging exercises in the class so please always work to a level that you feel safe and comfortable to do.

This class includes;

  • Standing bow and arrow stretch
  • Squats with leg lift sideways
  • One leg circle
  • Standing mermaid stretch
  • Roll downs
  • Four-point kneeling leg pull in prone
  • Child pose stretch
  • One leg stretch four-point kneeling
  • Side lying – toe taps
  • Side bend
  • Bridging
  • One leg stetch with abdo prep
  • Oblique prep
  • Rotation stretch
  • Glute and hamstring stretches
  • Sitting – upper body reaches

The class begin in standings stretching through the upper body with a bow and arrow stretch. We then warm up through our legs with a one leg circle and combine some squats with a leg lift sideways. We then roll down into four-point kneeling and challenge our core and abdominals with a leg pull in prone and a one single leg stretch.

Moving down onto our sides with challenge our glute strength and control with some toe taps and then bring in some oblique muscle strengthening with a side bend. Onto our sides we continue to engage and strengthen our core and abdominal muscles with a bridge, one leg stretch with abdo prep and oblique prep exercises. Cooling down with some gentle spine and leg stretches.

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  • Teresa

    Great stbretching exercises to get me back into it after the Xmas festivities.
    Happy new year Vicki

  • Sharon Eames

    Completed the class and feel very good afterwards. Thank you.

  • Sue

    Great workout. I really enjoyed the big circle, little circle exercise (not!) but the box is definitely getting larger, so a big improvement. Aiming to stick to the calendar to achieve the best benefit. Enjoyed week 1. Thanks Vicky.

  • Mel

    Oof, that toe-in-bucket exercise was a toughie! I’ll feel that tomorrow – in a good way!


    another great class went so fast i had to check the time stamp!

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