Feel good Pilates

Feel good Pilates workout

All over workout to get your body working and feeling great

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 51 minutes

This is a top to toe workout incorporating exercises that work upper body, core, glutes and legs. The class begins by warming up in standing before rolling down to continue on the mat. This class includes:

  • Standing dumb waiters
  • Balance series
  • Scissors in standing
  • Standing leg lift sideways
  • Side bends
  • Roll downs
  • Four-point kneeling
  • Cat stretch
  • Swimming
  • Fire hydrants
  • Child pose
  • One leg kick
  • Swan dive
  • Cobra stretch
  • Side lying leg lift sideways
  • Side kick
  • Arm opening
  • Bridging with arm raises
  • Hip twist
  • Glute and hamstring stretches
  • Sitting ‘Y’ stretch and mermaid stretches

The class starts by warming up in standing by opening out through our chests and engaging our upper body muscles. We then begin to challenge our core and work through our legs with scissors movements and leg lift sideways. Rolling down into four point kneeling we gently mobilise our spines with a cat stretch movement. In this position we work our core and glutes with swimming and fire hydrant exercises.

Moving down onto our fronts with work our upper backs with a swan dive exercise and stretch into extension with a cobra stretch. Onto our sides we challenge our glutes and core control further with a side kick and leg lift sideways movements.

Coming around onto our backs we then engage our core further with scissors, bridging and hip twist movements. Cooling down with some gentle lower back, leg and upper body stretches.

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  • Anna

    Just discovered your website and I’ve done two classes already, both fantastic, and pitched at just the right level with clear instructions and demonstrations. As a fellow Physiotherapist, I just want to say a big thank you!! Looking forwards to doing my next class already and I will be recommending your site to colleagues and friends.

    1. Vicky

      Hi Anna. thanks so much for your lovely comment and recommendations. So glad you are enjoying the classes!

  • Sandra

    My hip flexors very much approve of this workout and my wrists too because they don’t appreciate being exposed to body weight. 😀 Thank you so much for these videos!

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