Express Pilates: Build a Daily Practice
What you'll learn
- The course provides life time access to a library of short Pilates matwork workouts that easily fit into the busiest of days
- Preferably a reasonable knowledge of Pilates matwork
One of the biggest challenges to maintaining a regular exercise routine is time. Although we may have time to go to class a couple of times a week or fit in a game of tennis, run or swim, the most effective way to maintain our health is to try to exercise on a regular basis, preferably a little bit of something everyday.
This course is the answer: in as little as 10 minutes a day, you can practice Pilates daily and enjoy all the benefits this amazing form of exercise provides.
Pilates is the ideal way to build a strong, flexible, mobile and toned body and is suitable for everyone at any age. Perfect to improve posture, core strength and for preventing or recovering from injuries. It is a great exercise choice, whether used alone or in conjunction with other fitness trainings.
Included in the course:-
17 classes, almost 4 hours of video in total.
Classes between 10 minutes and 22 minutes long. Can be used on their own for maintenance or can be joined together when you have more time in lots of different combinations.
3 modules: Toned in Ten - 6 x 10 minutes classes giving a balanced mini workout. All the Matwork exercises are contained in these 6 classes. Express Yourself - 7 x 10 to 22 minute classes, each with a unique theme. Spotlight - 4 short workouts to target specific areas (Hips & Thighs, Abdominals, Upper Body, Flexibility & Mobility
A Guide to Pilates manual.
Ideally, you should have a knowledge of Pilates as the exercises are intermediate/advanced level. If you have never done Pilates before, "Learn Pilates: Beginner to Advanced" would be a good place to start. For those who need a refresher, the Pilates Guide will provide a reminder of neutral position before working slowly through "Toned in Ten" until you can perform the exercises efficiently.
Not suitable for anyone with back problems or injuries.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to improve posture, prevent back problems and injuries and get into great shape
- Ideal for those who already have Pilates experience but need short workouts for busy days
I have over 35 years experience in the health & fitness industry. I started out as an aerobics instructor in London and trained as a Pilates and yoga instructor towards the end of the 1990's. From then on, I built up a large portfolio of clients and ran private classes in the London area and in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I completed further training in aerial yoga therapy, indoor cycling and Barre in Dubai and wrote a Lifestyle column for Sport360 - a Dubai based Sports Newspaper - during the 7 years I was in the Middle East. I am passionate about helping people improve their wellbeing through a healthy lifestyle. Qualifications include Level 3 Education & Training, Pilates Matwork, Pilates Orthopaedics, Pre/Post Natal Exercise; AFN certified Childhood Nutrition & Obesity Prevention and Pre/Post Natal Nutrition; Client Psychology and Motivation; Yoga Alliance certified in Hatha Yoga, AFN certified Diet & Nutrition Diploma.