WORKOUT LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English, French
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Exercise Mat, Toning Balls™, Flex-Band® and Fitness Circle®
Enhance your Matwork routine with the added resistance of the Flex-Band®, Fitness Circle®, and Toning Balls™. These small yet powerful accessories will add intensity and energy to your favourite Pilates exercises. You will feel stronger and more energized as we also help you prevent injury in sports and daily activities.
- 32 exercises
- Workout Time - 31 min
- DVD Length - 67 min
- Closed captioning
WARM UP: Breathing & Transversus, Protraction & Retraction, Pelvic Tilt, Elevation & Depression, Arm Scissors
EXERCISES: Squats, Lunge Back, Side Lunge, Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Hundred, Bend & Stretch, Half Roll Back, Half Roll Up, One Leg Circle, Spine Twist, Rolling like a Ball, Single Leg Stretch, Bicycle, Obliques, Double Leg Stretch, Shoulder Bridge, Spine Stretch Forward, Roll Over, Heel Squeeze Prone, Breast Stroke Prep #3, Saw, Open Leg Rocker, Swimming, Push Up Prep/Knees Down, Standing Side Bend, Roll Down
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- 5-minute bonus workout
- Work out with music only
- 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.
John Garey is a Master Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ and an integral member of the company’s programming team. John specializes in STOTT PILATES® and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. He is also a featured instructor in many Merrithew™ professional and consumer DVDs sold around the world.