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PIlates class for kids Easier classes

Fun Pilates workout for kids

(Great for big kids too).

Looking for a way to engage the kids with some exercise at home? Or simply looking to make Pilates a little different for yourself? Look no further.

Follow Vicky as we creep through a forest and look out for animals, stretch to the sky and wave to our friends.

We’re jumping, clapping and balancing, stretching, counting and crawling. This fun Pilates workout is designed to engage children and the young at heart. Giving some interactive play to classic Pilates exercises and stretches.

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Short glute challenge

Short series that challenges glute muscles.

Tough exercises that focus on the area around your glutes.

Starting in kneeling before coming down on to our mats, we start with side kicks, ensuring control through your pelvis as you glide your leg forward and backwards. On the mat, use a block or pillow to support your head to begin a series of clam exercises on both sides.

This class incorporates extra difficulty through leg extensions within the clam movement. (Please only do what you are comfortable with).

After clam exercises we roll onto our backs to conduct some bridge exercises, followed by a series of stretches.

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Short post-work Pilates workout

Short series ideal for de-stressing after work.

This medium intensity mat-based class includes several stretches and exercises designed gently loosen your back and upper body.

The class also looks to work your stomach and core through a series of moves that mobilise your arms and legs (and test a coordination a little too 🙂 ).

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Upper body stretch and strengthening

In this short class we focus on our upper bodies. This is a quick Pilates workout that mixes a strengthening with a great deal of stretching. Ideal for after work to de-stress.

The class begins with some upper spine movements and stretches before moving into four point kneeling to stretch with cat stretch and challenge our muscles with some press ups. Finishing with a series of arm and back stretches.

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Standing and mat work Pilates workout

We start today’s class in standing and work on our hip control and glute strength.

We roll down from standing into press up position for further exercises before moving onto our backs to challenge our core muscles and hip control.

Then, on our sides, we reflect the glute strengthening movements we did in standing. Finishing with some leg and upper body stretches.

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Hip and glute focus Pilates class

This full-hour class incorporates a full range of exercises that focus on our hips and glutes.

Start with a warm up in standing position before rolling down onto the mat for some challenging mat work.

This class starts with stretching our chests and upper body in standing as well as challenging our balance. We then move onto the mat and focus on our hips with a one leg stretch and hip twist movements.We then work our glute muscles on our sides with a clam.

We then finish the class with some stretches in sitting.

Remember, you can participate within your comfort zone. We encourage you to challenge yourself only as far as you feel comfortable.


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Pilates for Runners Easier classes

Pilates for runners – pre-run workout

Running is an intensive activity, make sure you warm up properly!

Pilates for runners

This 10 minute Pilates-based programme helps you to stretch and strengthen your core running muscles to help avoid injury.

Vicky takes you through some stretching exercises to warm muscles up in advance of a jog or similar activity.

Stretch and strengthen

You can also run through this 10 minute work out to help build flexibility and strengthen muscles needed for more intensive exercise.

Quick Pilates workout

We hope you enjoy this short workout. If you are interested in more Pilates for runners or looking for something more challenging. You can search all our classes. Enjoy. 🙂

If you have any questions about this or other Pilates videos on our site, or Pilates as a whole, write them below and we will endeavour to get back to you. Thanks for stopping by.


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Glutes and hip control Pilates class

This 25 minute class challenges our glutes and hip control.

Starting in high kneeling we really challenge our glute and core muscle strength. Moving onto our backs on the mat we challenge our hip and pelvic control further with exercises such as hip twist, one leg stretches and more.

Cooling down with some spine and leg stretches.

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30 minute bum toning workout

Today’s 30 minute class focuses on glute strengthening.

We start by warming up our legs and bottoms in standing. Then move into four point kneeling to challenge our glute muscles further, finishing this series with some bridging variations on our backs.

We then give our legs and glutes a good stretch before we finish the class.

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