Full body Pilates class with stretches Long Pilates classes

Full body Pilates class with stretches

Enjoyable all over Pilates workout

This Pilates class begins with a warm up of our arms and legs in standing before rolling down into a press up position on the mat.

We then continue in four-point kneeling with some stretches and core control.

The class continues with some exercises to challenge our glute muscles on our sides with a clam exercise. We then continue on our backs with a bridge exercise before advancing on to our move of the month – the one leg stretch.

We round off this class with some relaxing stretches incorporating leg stretches and some upper body stretches in sitting. 

As with most of our classes, we offer a range of levels throughout. Please work to the level that suits you. 🙂

PLEASE NOTE – this class is part of a related series, specifically looking to work on improving the body’s lumbo-pelvic control through the one leg stretch exercise.

Other classes in the series include:

The class can be enjoyed by itself or as part of the series. This is class one of the series.

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Core legs backs and glutes Pilates class Pilates classes

Core, legs, backs and glutes

Full length, full body Pilates class.

In this workout we cover core, back, legs and glutes exercises.

This class is a relatively challenging class that will suit most people. Various levels of exercises are offered to cater to a variety of levels. But please work within your abilities…and don’t over do it!

This class begins with a gentle warm up in standing. We then move onto our backs on the mat to work on our core, introducing our new move of the month a one leg stretch as well.

We then move round onto our sides to challenge our glute and core muscles a little more with a side bend and side kick movement.

Finishing the class with some leg and and lower back stretches.

I hope you enjoy the class.

PLEASE NOTE – this class is part of a related series, specifically looking to work on improving the body’s lumbo-pelvic control through the one leg stretch exercise.

The class can be enjoyed by itself or as part of the series. This is class one of the series.

Disclaimer: By partaking in any classes offered by Pilates Live you agree that you do so at your own risk. Please see our full terms and conditions

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Glutes and upper body Pilates class Half hour Pilates classes

Glute strengthening and upper body stretching

30 minute class aimed at strengthening core and glute muscles

We start standing and warm up our legs with some squats and wake up our glute muscles with a standing clam. We also lengthening through our upper bodies and test our balance with some of the standing exercises in this class. We then mobilise our spines with a roll down movement onto the mat and down into four-point kneeling.

In four-point kneeling we start by stretching through our spines with a cat stretch movement. Then challenge our hip control and glute strength with some hip pulses and a one leg circle movement with our legs. From here stretch through from our shoulders to our lower backs with child pose stretch.

Moving onto our backs we begin finding our neutral spine position. We engage our glutes a little more with a bridging movement and work on our hip control with a one leg stretch. Then on our backs stretching out through our glute and hamstring muscles.

Finishing off the class with a side bend stretch in sitting.

If you’ve enjoyed this Pilates class. Please let us know in the comments below. Thank you. 🙂

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Half hour Pilates classes

Pilates workout for runners

Glute muscle strengthening for runners.

Good muscle strength of the gluteal muscles is important in helping to maintain stability around the pelvis, improve running performance and help to avoid injury in runners.

In this class we challenge our gluteal muscles in standing and on the mat. In standing we work the muscle control and stability around the pelvis with a single leg dip and standing clam movements.

Moving down onto the mat we really challenge our glute muscles with a high kneeling side kick. We then give these muscles a good stretch to finish the class!

If you’ve found this Pilates for runners class enjoyable. Please let us know in the comments below.

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Bum toning Pilates workou Half hour Pilates classes

Bum toning Pilates workout

Standing and mat work half-hour glute stengthening workout

Half hour workout focusing on glute strengthening. Class takes place in standing and on the mat.

The class starts by warming up our legs and bums in standing. The class then continues in four point kneeling with tough glute and core control exercises.

We then challenge move onto our backs to work on challenge our core a little further with a one leg stretch and bridging movement.

Finishing off the class with some gentle stretches.

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Pilates live - glute challenge Pilates classes

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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