core muscle strength and control

Core muscle strength and control workout

This is a mat based class focused on challenging your core muscle strength and control

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 33 minutes

The class starts in sitting then continues down onto our backs and sides. This class includes:

  • Sitting ‘Y’ stretch
  • Sitting spine twist
  • Oblique roll backs
  • Half roll backs
  • Bridging with leg extensions
  • Scissors
  • Double leg extension with arm reaches
  • Opposite arm and leg stretch
  • Side kick
  • Leg lift sideways
  • Glute and Hamstring stretches
  • Sitting bow and arrow stretch

The class starts in sitting with some gentle upper body stretches. We then work our core and abdominals with some oblique roll backs and half roll back movements. Coming down from sitting onto our backs we continue to work on our deep abdominal core muscles with exercises including Bridging, scissors, double leg extensions and opposite arm and leg movements.

Moving onto our side we strengthen our core and glutes with a side kick and leg lift sideways movements before cooling down with some leg and upper body stretches.

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  • Sherry

    New to this. Loving day 3 with you!!! Thank you for doing this! 🙂

  • Sue

    Definitely feel a bit taller.. The little circles worked the right muscles……. I think! 🙂 Enjoying the mixture of classes. Hope some more planned with the pilates ring and roller. Thank you for putting the classes together.

    1. Vicky

      Thanks Sue – YES. more equipment based classes in the pipeline

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