Full body Pilates class

Full body Pilates class

Pilates class working on movements and strength throughout the body.

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 36 minutes

The class starts with a standing warm-up, then continues on the mat on our fronts, sides and onto our backs. Please always work to a level that you feel comfortable and safe to do.

This class includes:

  • Standing – upper body rotation
  • Balance series
  • Squats
  • Standing clam
  • Standing mermaid
  • Roll downs
  • Swimming
  • Swan dive
  • Cobra
  • Child pose
  • Side lying  – side kick
  • Side lying fold and stretch
  • Scissors
  • Double leg stretch
  • Bridging
  • Rotation stretch
  • Glute and hamstring stretches
  • Sitting chest opening, upper body reaches

The class starts with a standing warm and begins with some upper body rotations then continues to work on balance with a balance series and standing clam. We also work our leg strength and control with some squats. We then continue down onto our fronts onto the mat with a swimming movement and work our upper body with a swan dive. We then stretch our spines into extension with a cobra stretch.

Moving onto our sides we work our glutes and core control with a side kick movement and then bring in some oblique muscle work with a fold and stretch movement. Continuing onto our backs on the mat we challenge our core further with a scissors, double leg stretch and bridging movements. We then cool down with a gentle rotation stretch and glute and hamstring muscles stretches. Finishing the class in sitting with a chest openers and upper body reaches.

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All classes are provided for free so they’re accessible for everyone.
However, if you are enjoying the classes and would like to make a contribution, donations are much appreciated.
Thank you.

  • Marged

    Ive really enjoyed doing this class early morning as I greet the dawn.Thank you Vicky

  • Jenny Neuper

    Thank you, Vicky, for making these classes possible from South Africa. I appreciate them.

  • Vidhu

    I really enjoyed this session which was exactly what my body needed after a couple of really busy working weeks. Thank you!

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