chair pilates class one

Chair Pilates – class one

This is a seated chair-based Pilates class, aimed to mobilise and gently strengthen muscles throughout the body

  • Difficulty: Easier
  • Length: 11 minutes

If possible, use a chair without arms and try to avoid leaning back into the chair during the class if you are able. The class is suitable for most levels but as always work to a level that you feel safe and comfortable to do.

This class includes:

  • Neck stretches
  • Combined side bend and tree hugs
  • Knee extension with opposite arm stretch
  • Sideways toe tap
  • Upper body rotation stretch
  • Abdominal curl
  • Seated roll backs
  • Seated mermaid stretch
  • Roll downs

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All classes are provided for free so they’re accessible for everyone.
However, if you are enjoying the classes and would like to make a contribution, donations are much appreciated.
Thank you.

  • Graham

    I have recently damaged my leg and cannot do normal full Pilates. I can do your chair Pilates omitting the bits that hurt my leg leg. Thanks for devising these programs, they are very helpful as I cannot visit somewhere that does in person classes yet.

  • Liz Rotherham

    Thanks from me too Vicky. Have also had a recent knee injury. This was just the job to get me moving again.

  • Tracey

    Just what i needed, feel like i’ve had a good stretch etc after a day at my desk. Looking forward to trying the others. Thank you

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