WORKOUT LEVEL: Essential/Intermediate/Advanced
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Cadillac Trapeze Table, Rotational Disks™, Platform Extender and Stability Chair™
ESSENTIAL: The second edition Essential Cadillac program is the first program in a series of three covering the entire STOTT PILATES® Cadillac repertoire. The Cadillac helps your clients gain core stability, movement efficiency, and muscular balance – the key elements of a fit and functional body!
INTERMEDIATE: Take your clients to the next level of fitness and endurance with the second edition of the Intermediate Cadillac program. For clients who have mastered Essential Cadillac, this program of movement patterns will encourage less reliance on the equipment for body support, and more confidence in pursuing greater strength and coordination.
ADVANCED: Take your clients to the ultimate level of fitness with the second edition Advanced Cadillac exercises. This is one of the most physically and mentally intense STOTT PILATES® workouts yet. Your clients will soar to new heights of core stability, movement efficiency and muscle balance – always maintaining ultimate precision of form.
DVD Contents: 45 exercises; Workout Time - 67 min; DVD Length - 186 min
EXERCISES: Roll down bar: Roll Down, Roll Down with Back Extension Prep, Airplane Prep, Lat Press, Press Down, Press Down with Triceps. Trapeze: Breathing, Ballet Stretches Kneeling, Lat Pull, Scapula Isolation, Pull Down, Push-Thru on Back, Push-Thru on Back with Roll Up, Teaser Prep, Cat Prep, Swan Dive, Push-Thru on Stomach Prep, Arms Backward, Side Arm Pull, Mermaid, Forward Push-Thru Push-thru Bar: Scapula Isolation, Chest Press, Leg Presses Arm Springs: Bicep Curls Supine, Midback Series, Back Rowing Preps, Front Rowing Preps, Lower, Middle, Upper Trap Strengthener, Chest Expansion, Arms Sideways, Bicep Curls , Triceps Press, Side Arm Work, Snow Angels, Standing Pull Down Leg Springs: Bend & Stretch, Circles, Walks Leg Springs Side-Lying: Bend & Stretch, Lift & Lower. Fuzzy hanging straps: Side Stretch. Push-thru Bar standing: Bicep Curls, Triceps Press, Standing Push-Thru
BONUS CLIPS: Review of Cadillac Features & Safety, Cueing & Modifications on the Essential Cadillac, Challenging your Client Safely on the Essential Cadillac, Cadillac & Chair Combo
- 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
DVD Contents: 40 exercises; Workout Time - 64 min; DVD Length - 197 min
EXERCISES: Roll down bar: Neck Pull, Roll Down with Back Extension, Twist with Pulses, Port de Bras Prep, Side Bend Prep Roll down bar standing: Triceps Lunge Trapeze: Ballet Stretches Standing, Spread Eagle, Pull Up Push-thru bar: Sit-Up Combo, Teaser Series, Push-Thru with Feet, Cat, Push-Thru on Stomach, Mermaid with Rotation, Spread Eagle, Monkey, Guillotine, Hip Opener Arm springs: Back Rowing, Front Rowing Arm springs standing: Side Twist Standing, Reverse Expansion, Offering, Hug a Tree, Butterfly, Punches, Fencer Lunges Prep, Squats Leg springs Beats, Scissors, Ovals, Side Kick Stretch, Developé, Rond de Jambe Fuzzy hanging straps: Ballet Stretches, Spread Eagle, Abdominal Curls, Half Hang, Full Hang
BONUS CLIPS: Review of Cadillac Features & Safety, Cueing & Modifications on the Intermediate Cadillac, Challenging your Client Safely on the Intermediate Cadillac, Cadillac & Chair Combo
DVD Contents: 24 exercises; Workout Time - 27 min; DVD Length - 92 min
EXERCISES: Roll down bar: Twist Around the World, Thigh Stretch, Airplane Trapeze: Reverse Pull-Up, Walkover, Scissors in Air, Bicycle in Air, Tuck Into Flexion & Extension Push-thru bar springs from above: Side Body Twist, Push-Thru on Back with Back Extension, Bridge Hanging from horizontals: Knee Raises, Knee Raises with Obliques, Circles, Beats Push-thru bar springs from below: Teaser Series arm springs, Back Rowing, Front Rowing, Flying Eagle with Leg Springs Leg springs: Short Spine, Long Spine, Magician Circles, Magician Beats, Magician Walks
BONUS CLIPS: Review of Cadillac Features & Safety
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.
John Garey is a Master Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ and an integral member of the company’s programming team. John specializes in STOTT PILATES® and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. He is also a featured instructor in many MERRITHEW professional and consumer DVDs sold around the world.