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Pilates live standing and mat work Pilates Long Pilates classes

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 Long Pilates classes

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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Pilates live hip and glute Half hour Pilates classes

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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bum toning workout Half hour Pilates classes

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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core and stretches pilates workout Half hour Pilates classes

Core workout with stretches

The class starts in standing with some gentle exercises and stretches to warm up.

Coming down on to the mat we work more on our core and then our glutes. Building up difficulty as we go before warming down again with a series of stretches.

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Pilates glute and core Long Pilates classes

Standard core and glutes

Beginning with stretches in standing and some balance exercises. the moving onto the mat working our core and glute muscles both lying on our back and side.

We challenge our glutes and core a little more with clam and side kick exercises. Finishing with some stretches in sitting.

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Abdominal focus Pilates class Half hour Pilates classes

Abdominal focus Pilates class

Abdominal focus, mat-based Pilates class.

Employing a range of exercises, this class focusses on strengthening and toning our abdominal muscles.

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