All-over Pilates workout using the resistance band to add resistance to both our arm and leg movements.
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Length: 40 minutes
The class begins in standing then continues into four-point kneeling our fronts and onto our backs. Please remember to always work to a level that feels comfortable and suitable for you.
This class includes:
- Standing arm reaches and toy soldier movement
- Lunge with arm raises
- Forward reach
- Side bend and round the world stretch
- Roll downs
- Tail swish
- Leg lift and toe tap
- Tricep curls
- Swan dive
- Cobra stretch
- One leg stretch
- One leg circle
- Double leg stretch
- Rotation stretch
- Glute and hamstring stretch
- Sitting chest opening and upper body reaches
The class begins with a standing warm up using the band to add resistance to some arm reaches and toy soldier movements. We then continue to add resistance with arm movements using the band with some arm raises and lunges. We then challenge our balance with some forward reaches keeping the band between our hands. We then roll down onto the mat and continue the class into four-point kneeling. In this position we use the band to add resistance and challenge our control to swimming and leg lift and lower movements. Using the band between our arms in this position we then challenge our upper body strength with some triceps curls.
Moving onto our fronts we use the band across our backs to add some resistance to our swan dive movement and stretch into extension with a cobra stretch. Onto our backs on the mat we then use the band to add some resistance to our legs with a one leg stretch and one leg circle. Then with the band across our pelvis we add some additional resistance to a bridge movement.
We then cool down with a rotation stretch, glut and hamstring stretches on our backs. Then finish the class in sitting with some chest opening and upper body reaches.