WORKOUT LEVEL: Disk 1 and 2 Beginner (Level 1 of 5)
Disk 3 Beginner (Level 2 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: Disk 1 and 2 – English/French
Disk 3 - English
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Exercise Mat
DISK 1: BASIC PILATES, 2nd Ed.: Kick start your way to flat abs and fit arms and legs!
Develop a body that looks and feels great! Ground yourself in the essentials of STOTT PILATES® to gain proper positioning and maximum benefit from your workouts. All you need is a Pilates Mat and the desire to create flat abs, a strong back and sculpted arms and legs.
DISK 2: SUNRISE WORKOUT: Let Master Instructor Trainer, Moira Merrithew show you how to build core strength and tighten your abs.
Balancing upper and lower body exercises, this fast-paced routine will help you achieve optimal strength, stability and stamina without building bulk. An intermediate workout for those who have mastered the fundamentals of STOTT PILATES® Matwork exercises.
DISK 3: REVIVE WORKOUT: Let this beginner Mat workout help you tone your deep abdominal and back muscles. Find the flatter, firmer abs you’ve been looking for while strengthening the mind-body connection from the inside out. Moira takes you through a revitalizing sequence that will leave you feeling strong, stretched and streamlined to the core. This moderately paced workout suitable for beginners also provides fresh programming ideas for fitness instructors.
Basic Pilates, 2nd Ed
DVD Contents: 27 exercises; Workout Time - 30 min; DVD Length - 66 min; Closed captioning
WARM UP: Breathing, Imprint & Release, Scapula Isolation, Cat Stretch, Arm Circles, Head Nods, Elevation & Depression
EXERCISES: Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Hundred, Half Roll Back, Half Roll Up, One Leg Circle, Spine Twist, Rolling like a Ball, Single Leg Stretch, Obliques Prep, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Saw, Side Kicks, Side Leg Lift Series, Swimming Prep, Side Bend Prep, Push Up Prep, Seal, Mermaid
DVD Contents: 28 exercises; Workout Time - 22 min; DVD Length - 80 min
EXERCISES: Shoulder Rolls, Neck Release, Spine Stretch Forward, Side Release, Chest Opener, Transversus Connection, Imprint & Release, Glute Release, Scapula Isolation, Hip Rolls, Arm Raises, Arm Circles, Arm Scissors, Shoulder Shrugs, Head Nods, Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Hundred Kneeling, Half Roll Back, Spine Twist, Single Leg Stretch, Saw, Side Kick & Lift, Push Up, Cat Stretch, Mermaid Standing
DVD Contents: 22 exercises; Workout Time - 22 min; DVD Length - 80 min
WARM UP: Breathing, Imprint & Release, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Scapula Isolation, Cat Stretch, Head Nods
EXERCISES: Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Hundred, Half Roll Back, One Leg Circle, Spine Twist, Obliques, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Roll Over Prep, Breast Stroke, Side Kick, Leg Pull Front Prep, Lunge
- A special message from the founders of STOTT PILATES®, Lindsay & Moira Merrithew
- The STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles for Professionals
- Bonus workout – try the next level
- Work out with music only
- Preview other video titles
- Meet the instructors
- Check out Merrithew™ Equipment
- Learn about instructor training
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.