WORKOUT LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Exercise Mat
Build a better back with a workout designed to improve strength and decrease strain in your body.
The back is the foundation for functional fitness. Everyone can benefit from strengthening the deep support muscles around the spine. This second level Back Care Pilates Series workout continues to build on core stability, spinal alignment and range of mobility, so you can develop pain-free posture. Master Instructor Trainer Moira Merrithew coaches you through an exercise program that not only rehabilitates the body after injury but also takes a proactive approach to injury prevention.
- 23 exercises
- Workout Time -29 min
- DVD Length - 98 min
EXERCISES: Breathing, Transversus Connection, Imprint & Release, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Cat Stretch, Hip Rolls, Scapula Isolation, Rib Cage Placement, Arm Circles, Head Nods, Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Half Roll Back, Spine Twist, Single Leg Stretch Prep, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Side Kicks, Single Leg Extension, Leg Pull Front Prep, Mermaid
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- Bonus workout – Try the next level!
- Work out with music only
- Discover Merrithew™ Equipment
- Learn about STOTT PILATES® instructor courses
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.