WORKOUT LEVEL: Beginner audiences (Level 1 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English, French
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Exercise Mat
Work out with Master Instructor Trainer, Moira Merrithew, to strengthen your back and improve your posture. Minimize pain and maximize your quality of life.
Back pain is one of the most common ailments plaguing adults today. Take back your quality of life by strengthening the core muscles around the spine, shoulders and abdomen. The first level in the Back Care Series, Be Kind to Your Spine is a great way to improve flexibility, mobility and functional fitness. It is ideal for fitness instructors and rehabilitation practitioners.
- 19 exercises
- Workout Time - 27 min
- DVD Length - 96 min
EXERCISES: Breathing Forward, Breathing Sitting, Flex Elbows - Open Chest, Imprint & Release, Leg Slides, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Spine Twist, Cat Stretch, Hip Rolls, Scapula Isolation, Shoulder Rolls, Arm Raises, Arm Circles, Head Nods, Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep 1, Shell Stretch, Mermaid
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- Bonus workout – try the next level
- Work out with music only
- Preview other video titles
- Meet the instructors
- Check out STOTT PILATES equipment
- Learn about instructor training
Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of Merrithew Health & Fitness™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their brands STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™ 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.