Tighten and tone your entire body with these intermediate level workouts! Engage and strengthen all of your muscles with the use of the Stability Ball™ and Exercise Mat as you heighten concentration and body awareness. Challenge your deep abdominal muscles, develop back strength, and improve posture and functional fitness.
– Disk 1 – Intermediate (Level 3 of 5)
– Disk 2 – Intermediate (Level 4 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Stability Ball™ and Exercise Mat
DISK 1: Dynamic Balance
Dynamic Balance is an intensely satisfying workout that simulates some basic moves often performed on a Reformer –the primary piece of Pilates resistance equipment. Challenge your balance, activate your abs, stretch your spine – and use the Stability Ball™ along the way.
Master Instructor Trainers Moira Merrithew and PJ O’Clair motivate you through an invigorating mind-body workout that focuses on flexibility, coordination and good posture – the building blocks to functional fitness.
DISK 2: 3-D Balance
If you’ve mastered the intermediate STOTT PILATES® exercises on the Stability Ball™, you are ready to pick up the pace with 3D Balance. Internationally acclaimed Master Instructor Trainers, Moira Merrithew and PJ O’Clair, coach you through an intense workout using the Stability Ball to gain muscular control, flexibility and alignment.
ON THE DVD
DVD Contents: 32 exercises; Workout Time – 40 min; DVD Length – 97 min
WARM UP: Breathing, Transversus Connection, Imprint & Release, Scapula Isolation, Arm Circles, Head Nods
Ab Prep, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Hip Roll, Footwork – Wrap Toes, Footwork – Heels on Ball, Footwork – High Half Toe, Footwork – Laterally Rotated, Footwork – Lower & Lift, Second Position, Hamstring Stretch, Single Leg, Hundred, Short Spine Prep, Back Rowing Preps, Side Arm Preps, Side Twist Sitting, Stomach Massage, Plow, Tricep Push Up, Elephant, Mermaid, Knee Stretches, Running, Hip Rolls Prep, Single Thigh Stretch
DVD Contents: 34 exercises; Workout Time – 41 min; DVD Length – 98 min; Closed captioning
WARM UP: Breathing, Neutral Alignment, Imprint & Release, Scapula Isolations, Arm Circles, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Hip Roll , Head Nods
Ab Prep on Mat, Ab Prep on Ball, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Hundred, Half Roll Back, Roll Up, One Leg Circle, Obliques, Double Leg Stretch, Scissors, Shoulder Bridge, Roll Over Prep, Roll Over, One Leg Kick, Breast Stroke, Saw, Open Leg Rocker, Obliques Roll Back, Side Kick Kneeling, Teaser Prep, Swan Dive, Leg Pull Front, Side Bend, Push Up
– A special message from the founders of STOTT PILATES®, Lindsay & Moira 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.
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.