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
- 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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