WORKOUT LEVEL: Beginner Audiences (Level 1 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English, French
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Reformer, Reformer Box and Platform Extender
The Reformer, Reformer Box and Platform Extender will increase your strength and flexibility while enhancing your posture and alignment. This 44-minute workout will leave you feeling energized and empowered.
- 47 exercises
- Workout Time - 44 min
- DVD Length - 111 min
WARM UP: Breathing, Mermaid, Scapula Isolation, Arm Scissors, Spine Twist, Imprint & Release, Hip Rolls
EXERCISES: Head Nods, Ab Prep, Footwork (Heels on Bar, Toes Apart, Heels Together, High Half Toe, Lower & Lift), Second Position (Laterally Rotated), Single Leg (Heel on Bar, High Half Toe & Bicycle), Hundred, Bend & Stretch, Adductor Stretch, Lower & Lift, Midback Series (Straight Down, Small Circles)w Back Rowing Preps (Plow, Triceps, Roll-Down with Biceps, Roll-Down), Side Twist Sitting, Backhand, Front Rowing Preps (Straight Forward, Offering), Arms Pulling Straps/ Long Box (Prep, Plow), Round Back/Short Box, Straight Back/Short Box, Knee Stretches (Scooter, Straight Back, Round Back), Elephant (Round Back, Straight Back) Mermaid, Leg Circles (Parallel), Running, Hip Rolls, Single Thigh Stretch, Side Splits (Adduction, Carriage Leg Pressing, Platform Leg Pressing), Standing Roll-Down
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
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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.
PJ O'Clair is a Master Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ and a vital member of the company’s programming team. PJ specializes in STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™ and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. PJ is a featured instructor in numerous Merrithew professional and consumer DVDs sold around the world