Workout level: Beginner (Level 2 of 5)
Language tracks: English, French
Required equipment: Exercise Mat, Toning Balls™, Flex-Band® and Fitness Circle®
Add variety and challenge to your Matwork routine. Using the Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Toning Balls, you will learn to achieve whole-body toning and muscle definition, strengthened and stabilized core muscles, and optimized strength without adding bulk.
- 40 exercises
- Workout time: 34 min
- DVD length: 70 min
- Closed captioned
Warm up: Breathing & Transversus, Pelvic Placement, Arm Scissors, Elevation & Depression, Protraction & Retraction
Exercises: Squat with Flat Back, Squat with Roll Up, Lunge Back, Lift Knee, Side Lunge, Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Hundred, Half Roll Back, Roll Up, One Leg Circle, Spine Twist, Obliques Roll Back, Rolling like a Ball, Single Leg Stretch, Bicycle, Bend & Stretch with Bicycle, Double Leg Stretch, Shoulder Bridge, Spine Stretch Forward, Roll Over, Breast Stroke, Saw, Open Leg Rocker, Side Bend Series, Semaphore, Side Bend, Side Leg Kneeling, Bend & Stretch, Swimming, Push Up, Spread Eagle, Standing Side Bend, Roll Down
- A special message from the founders of Merrithew™
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- 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.
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.