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Workshop details

Difficulty Essential
Duration 4 hours

CECs

STOTT PILATES 0.4
REPs 4.0
REPs independently endorsed education

Bring a sense of flow to any Matwork routine with this enlightening workout developed by the Merrithew™ team. By using transitions with the breath, discover sequences designed to increase overall body conditioning and control. Exercises are selected to improve strength and stability along with flexibility and suppleness without the monotony of sets and reps. Then, learn to incorporate small, handheld weights into a unique flowing series of Matwork exercises. The addition of external resistance brings an even greater sense of power and strength to this workout, and creates a greater awareness of the periphery, while the essential breath patterns maintain mindfulness of the quality of movement.

Specialty tracks

Dance
Group Matwork

Learning objectives

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES to Matwork exercises.
  2. Understand how Matwork can be presented in a flowing sequence.
  3. Understand when and where small hand weights can be used in Matwork exercises.
  4. Discover how simple programs can greatly improve functionality, strength and mobility.

Equipment used in the workshop

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