Full body conditioning

Full body conditioning

Mat-based class working throughout the body

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 36 minutes

The class begins with a warm up in standing then moves down onto the mat on our backs and sides. As always work to a level that you feel safe and comfortable to do.

This class includes:

  • Standing toy soldier
  • Heel raises
  • Standing Scissors with combined hip twist
  • Side plie squats
  • Roll downs
  • One leg stretch
  • Arm scissors
  • Bridging with combined abdo prep
  • Oblique prep
  • Side lying one leg circle
  • Clam
  • Arm openings
  • Opposite arm and leg stretch
  • Glute and hamstring muscle stretches
  • Sitting mermaid stretch

We begin the class in standing and warm up our arms and legs with a toy soldier movement. Then continue to challenge our balance and leg control with some heels raises, standing scissors and combined hip twist and side plie squats. We then roll down onto our backs to continue the class.

On our backs we engage and challenge our core muscles with a one leg stretch, arm scissors and Bridging. Bringing in some more abdominal muscle strengthening with some oblique preps. Moving onto our sides we strengthen our glute muscles with a one leg circle and clam movement. We then cool down and lengthen the body with an opposite arm and leg stretch. Finishing with some leg stretches on our backs and some gentle stretches in sitting.

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  • Ruth

    What a lovely class. Thank you so much Vicky.

  • Molly

    Excellent session, especially welcome as an all-over workout during the holidays. Thank you!

  • Carol

    Lovely class to get the body moving again after a week off. Looking forward to working through the rest of the sessions.
    Thankyou Vicky. Happy New Year.

  • Marilyn Walton

    The new calendar is just what I needed to motivate me to get back on my mat after a nasty bout of flu that wiped out Christmas! Thank you for the new classes Vicky, I’m looking forward to the rest of the calendar. Happy New Year to you and the family. Marilyn xx

    1. Vicky

      Happy New Year to you too Marilyn

  • Sue Heyes

    Another great class Vicky. Thankyou for all you do, and have a great 2023.

  • Macarena

    Thank you so much for the class it was so good and I hope I will continue doing more during this year!

    1. Vicky

      You’re very welcome. 🙂

  • Katherine

    I am so happy to find this class. I live rurally and dont want to travel, but was recommended that I start pilates to help with my back pain. Now I can do it from my home.

  • Julie

    What a lovely and thoughtful class. Not done Pilates for a long time, but thoroughly enjoyed the class. Thank you Vicky x

  • Sam

    Lovely class. Very enjoyable and just what I need to get my body moving. Thanks

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