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
- 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.