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
- Criss- cross
- Side kick
- Sitting tricep dips
- 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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