With a focus on controlled movements and regulated breathing, this flowing repertoire of stretching, strengthening and stabilizing exercises will get you firm, fit and flexible. Led by Master Instructor Trainer, Moira Merrithew, this program will challenge your mind and body to move more freely in sport and daily life.
– Workout level: Beginners (Level 2 of 5)
– Language dvd: English, French
– Required equipment: Mat
With 41 different exercises, this workout will get you firm, fit and flexible all over! Learn how to balance strength with flexibility while reducing stress and tension.
- 41 exercises
- Workout Time – 45 min
- DVD Length – 100 min
Warm up: Breathing, Pelvic Placement, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Cat Stretch, Scapula Isolation, Rib Cage Placement, Head Nods
Exercises: Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Hundred, Half Roll Back, Roll Up, One Leg Circles, Spine Twist, Rolling Like a Ball, Single Leg Stretch, Obliques, Double Leg Stretch, Scissors, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Roll Over, One Leg Kick, Breast Stroke, Saw, Open Leg Rocker, Neck Pull, Obliques Roll Back, Side Kicks, Side Leg Lifts, Spine Stretch Forward, Swan Dive, Swimming, Shell Stretch, Leg Pull Front, Seal, Side Bends, Push Ups, Mermaid
– Review of the Five Basic Principles
– Work out with music only
– Special message from the founders
– 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.