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Pilates for good posture

Pilates for better posture

This is a mat based class working on areas of the body to support good posture.

The class focuses on stretching the spine and strengthening around the upper back and core muscles. This class includes:

  • Cleopatra in sitting
  • Mermaid stretch in sitting
  • Cat stretch
  • Thread the needle
  • Leg pull in prone
  • Swan dive
  • Cobra
  • Bridging
  • Double leg stretch
  • Sitting glute stretch
  • Neck stretches

We start the class by warming up with some gentle upper body stretches in sitting. Moving around into four point kneeling we continue to stretch out our spines with a cat stretch and rotation stretches. Challenging our core and upper body with a leg pull in prone before stretching out again with a child pose stretch.

Moving down onto our front we work on strengthening our upper backs with swan dive and breaststroke prep exercises. Moving onto our backs we strengthen our core with Bridging and double leg stretch exercises.

Finishing the class in sitting with some gentle neck and upper body stretches.

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12 COMMENTS
  • Marilyn Walton
    Reply

    I really enjoyed this new class for better posture, Vicky. It’s just the thing after a winter hunched over a laptop, tablet or book! Thank you. Marilyn x

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      Thanks so much Marilyn. I am glad you enjoyed it.

  • Anjali
    Reply

    Great posture class thanks 🙏🏽

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      Thanks Anjali. So glad you enjoyed it. Hope all well 🙂

  • Sue
    Reply

    Great class to unwind after a stressful day in work and to work on better posture ! Thank you.

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      Thanks Susan. So glad you liked it. Hope your day wasn’t too stressful :). All the best.

  • Lynn
    Reply

    Hi Vicky I love that you let us know what each class is geared towards. The list of what we are going to do and the length.
    I love your classes and the variety. I look forward to receiving a new one and trying it.
    Keep up the excellent job!

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      Thanks Lynn. So pleased you like the classes.

  • Bernadette
    Reply

    Love this class, the way you teach is fantastic, so encouraging. Flexibility is one of my problems so this has been great. Thank you.

  • Rowena
    Reply

    My go to class for whenever I have stiff shoulders and neck- very useful thanks!

  • S. Thomas
    Reply

    Thank you so much for this class! It’s proving very helpful to me.

    1. Vicky
      Reply

      That’s great to hear you have found the class helpful 🙂

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