Express Pilates - core

Express Pilates workout – Core

This is a short workout focusing on our core muscle strength and control

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 15 minutes

The class works on movements in four-point kneeling and onto our backs on the mat. Please always work to a level that you feel safe and comfortable to do, especially on the more challenge movements.

This class includes:

  • Sitting – bow and arrow stretch and side bend
  • Four-point kneeling swimming
  • Modified leg pull in prone prep
  • Child pose
  • One leg stretch
  • Bridge with leg extension
  • Dead bug
  • Rotation stretch
  • Sitting toy soldier stretch

The class begins in sitting with a bow and arrow and side bend stretches to mobilise the upper body. We then move into four-point kneeling and challenge our core control with a swimming movement and strength with a modified leg pull in prone prep movement.

Continuing the class down onto our backs we engage our core further with a one leg stretch and bridge exercises. We then challenge our core control a little more with a dead bug movement before gently mobilising the spine with a rotation stretch. Finishing the class in sitting with a toy solider arm stretch.

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  • ANNE

    That was a nice short class to fit in early, before I start my day. I do like these shorter classes! Thanks Vicky.

  • Adelina

    Love the classes . Helps with postpartum and Having a small baby around, it’s convenient to do at home . Thanks so much !

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