All over toning Pilates workout

All over toning and strengthening

All over Pilates workout focusing on strengthening and toning. Moderate with more challenging and easier options to suit all levels.

This is an all over workout class. This is the first in our ‘Spring calendar‘ classes aiming to work on toning and strengthening the whole body throughout the series.

This class includes:

  • Standing chest openings and cleopatra movements with heel raises
  • Standing clam
  • Standing side bends
  • Bridging with leg extension
  • Hip twist
  • Scissors
  • Criss- cross
  • Side kick
  • Sitting tricep dips
  • Mermaid
  • Glute stretches

This class starts by warming up in standing. Beginning by opening out of working our upper bodies with some chest opening and cleopatra movements, the warming up our legs with some modify hip twists and standing clam movements. We mobilise our spines with some roll downs then we continue the class don on the mat on our backs.

On our backs we start by working on the connection between our core and upper body movement with some arm scissors. Continuing to challenge our core and abdominals with Bridging, criss-cross and scissor exercises.

We then move onto our sides to work on strengthening our glute muscles with a side kick and leg lift sideways movement.

In sitting we work our upper body a little more with some tricep dips and modified chest press movements. Finishing the class with some gentle stretches for the upper body and legs.

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7 COMMENTS
  • Karen Lambert
    Reply

    All over toning and strengthening – after about 8 months of not doing any Pilates (lost my mojo) I’ve really enjoyed this class and also realised how much condition I’ve lost. Feeling motivated again – thank you😁

  • Felicity Cheney
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    Really enjoyed this class, good to have the month planned out hopefully this will improve my discipline.

  • Fran
    Reply

    THANKYOU, really enjoyed that full work out class. I have great challenges with my balance though, need to practice.😂

  • Mel
    Reply

    Really enjoyed this one!

  • Marged
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    Many thanks Vicky for creating this timetable to follow .I love the variety of focus and length it encourages throughout the week.

  • Marilyn Walton
    Reply

    A really great new class and a perfect length too. Thank you for this Vicky, and for the new calendar which I am looking forward to following.

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      You are welcome Marilyn. Hope you’re keeping well.

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