WORKOUT LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English, French
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Exercise Mat
Minimize discomfort and increase strength during pregnancy with the Prenatal Pilates on the Mat workout!
The versatility of Pilates makes it a great and effective workout during pregnancy. Master Instructor Trainer PJ O’Clair will help you maintain strong abdominal, back, and pelvic floor muscles to assist in a more comfortable pregnancy and delivery. This workout will help keep you strong and your energy levels high.
- 30 exercises
- Workout Time - 32 min
- DVD Length - 66 min
- Closed captioning
WARM UP: Breathing, Flex Forward, Breathing into Flexion & Extension, Pelvic Floor Engagement, Imprint & Release, Protraction & Retraction, Cat Stretch, Spinal Rotation, Elevation & Depression, Head Nods
EXERCISES: Spine Twist, Saw, Resting on Elbows: Hip Release, Resting on Elbows: Bend & Stretch, Lower & Lift, Leg Circles, Hip Rolls, Leg Lifts, Side-Lying, Side Kicks, Side Leg Lift Series, Side Bend Prep, Twist, Squats, Leg Pull Front Prep, Swimming Prep, Push-Up, Lunge Forward Thigh Stretch, Mermaid Stretch, Rotation with Port de Bras, Arm Circles Seated
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- 5-minute bonus workout
- 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.
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.