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Everyday full body Pilates

Everyday full-body Pilates workout

Great anytime Pilates class including a range of exercises to work throughout the body

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 31 minutes

This is a mat-based class which includes a range of exercises to work throughout the body. The class begins in standing, into four-point kneeling and onto our backs. Please always work to a level that you feel safe and comfortable to do, particular on the more challenging exercise sequences.

This class includes:

  •  Standing book opener
  • Y stretch with heel raises
  • Standing scissors and hip twist
  • Squats with pulses
  • Side plie with side bend
  • Roll downs
  • Four-point kneeling cat stretch
  • Tricep dips
  • Fire hydrants
  • Child pose stretch
  • Scapula isolations with arm scissors
  • Arm cricles to abdo prep
  • Scissors
  • Hundreds
  • Glute and hamstring stretches
  • Sitting – mermaid stretch

The class begins in standing warming up through our arms with a book opener and Y stretch. We then work into our les with a combined standing scissors and hip twist movements and then into squats. We then mobilise through the spine with a side plie with side bend and roll downs.

Moving into four-point kneeling we continue to work both our arms and legs with some triceps dips, fire hydrants and leg kicks. Then come down onto our backs onto the mat and work on some upper body movement control with some scapula isolations and arm scissors. We then continue with some arm circles and bring in some abdo prep movement. We then challenge our core and abdominals with scissors and hundreds exercises.

We then coold down with a rotation stretch, glute and hamstring stretches. Finishing the class into sitting with chest opening and mermaid stretch. 

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10 COMMENTS
  • Madeline
    Reply

    Lovely class to start the day, thank you!

  • Dee Yardley
    Reply

    Loved this class Vicky I think I’ve found my current level
    just enough to challenge me, Thank you

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      thanks Dee. Glad you enjoyed the class.

  • Marged
    Reply

    Excellent class Vicky.Having only done it twice, my arms are much stronger.Thank you.

  • Alexandra
    Reply

    Enjoyable, achievable but also challenging full-body class. The end came rather suddenly but we will know what to expect next time and Madeline managed to fit in a lot of work in 30mins. Thank you!

  • Mel
    Reply

    Great class to end a long day at work. Thanks Vicky.

  • John Fitzgibbon
    Reply

    Great Class this morning Vicky just what’s needed after yesterday’s tough session at the Velodrome JohnF

  • Sarah
    Reply

    Hi Vicky. What a lovely class, I’ve had a break from Pilates for a few weeks as I had a virus with no energy and this was my first for a while. I wish I could mark the classes which are my favourites, is that possible? Thanks so much.
    best wishes
    Sarah

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      Hi Sarah. Thanks for your lovely message. I so glad you enjoyed the class. Unfortunately there is no way to save your favourite classes within the website directly. But you can get around this by using your web browser to book mark your favourites. Depending on what device / internet browser you use the way to do this differs slightly, but is usually quite easy. Here is an article that details how to do it across some of the more popular browsers: https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000858.htm Let me know if that helps.
      Vicky

  • Janet Bailey
    Reply

    Great to be back doing your classes after a knee injury. Thank you. A great help

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