INSTRUCTIONAL LEVEL: Essential (Suitable for women in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English, Spanish
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: V2 Max Plus™ Reformer*, Reformer Box, Arc Barrel, Platform Extender, Cadillac/Trapeze Table and Stability Chair™
STOTT PILATES® exercise is the key to a feel-good pregnancy. Learn exercises and tips on how to help expectant moms support their new, changing body and prepare for childbirth. Master Instructor Trainer PJ O’Clair leads a series of mild-to-moderate exercises on various pieces of Pilates equipment designed to minimize discomfort, maximize mobility and prevent injury.
- 55 exercises
- Workout Time - 57 min
- DVD Length - 119 min
WARM UP: Arc barrel: Protraction & Retraction, Arm Circles, Imprint & Release, Leg Pull Front Prep, Push Up Prep Cadillac: Bend & Stretch, Lift & Lower, Leg Slides, Hip Release, Bend & Stretch
EXERCISES: Kneeling Squat, Seated Breast Stroke, Shell Stretch, Kneeling Press Down, Kneeling Lat Press, Lat Pull, Mermaid, Kneeling Cat, Back Rowing Preps Reformer: Side lying Squat, Kneeling Lunge, Hamstring Curl, Scapula Isolation, Thigh Adduction, Single Thigh Stretch, Scooter, Back Rowing Preps, Side Arm Preps, Front Rowing Preps, Stomach Massage, Reverse Knee Stretches Stability chair: Cat Stretch Kneeling , Footwork, Adductor Press, Saw, Tricep Press, Ankle Exercise, Lower & Lift Standing, Foot Press on Long Box, One Arm Press Prep, Ab Press Sitting Vertical frame: Fencer Lunge, Mid Trap Strengthener, Triceps Press, Snow Angels, Lower Trap Strengthener, Upper Trap Strengthener, Bicep Curl, Squat
BONUS CLIPS: Rehab Reformer and V2 Max Plus™ Reformer* Features & Safety
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- Choose to work out with or without instructor's voice
- Preview another challenging title
- View instructors' bios
- Learn more about MERRITHEW™ Equipment and Education
Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of MERRITHEW™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their brands STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™, Total Barre™ and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. Working closely with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, they ensure all programming is aligned with current scientific and biomechanical research.
PJ O'Clair is a Master Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ and a vital member of the company’s programming team. PJ specializes in STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™ and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. PJ is a featured instructor in numerous MERRITHEW professional and consumer DVDs sold around the world.