Monica Wilson – Beginning Mixed Equipment (60 mins) – Level 1

Description

You will work on maintaining proper hip alignment and engaging the powerhouse in this Mixed Equipment workout by Monica Wilson. She follows up the previous class she did with her friend, Tara, to show how you can build trust with a client who is new to the apparatus. She goes through the full sequence on the Reformer and then ends with a few exercises on the Cadillac to work on the specific areas she needs to strengthen.

What You’ll Need: Cadillac, Reformer, Mixed Equipment, Pilates Pole, Magic Circle

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Amy Havens – Spine Corrector Extension (30 mins) – Level 1/2

Description

You will feel more open and upright after this Spine Corrector workout with Amy Havens. She focuses on opening the chest and shoulders as well as finding more extension in the upper back. She plays with her environment, using a different Spine Corrector than she is used to so that she can find new connections in her body.

What You’ll Need: Spine Corrector, Theraband

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Clare Dunphy – Discovery Mat (30 mins) – Level 2/3

Allow yourself to be free in your body with this Mat workout by Clare Dunphy. She ties everything together from her Discovery Series using the exercises from Return to Life to get you moving. She pushes you to maintain the pace of the class while working at your full range of motion so you can get the most out of every movement.

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Ed Botha – Conditioning Reformer (55 mins) – Level 2/3

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Challenge your strength, balance, and control with this athletic conditioning Reformer workout by Ed Botha. He teaches a class that he typically gives his clients, which includes exercises he used to rehabilitate his knee after surgery. He shares wonderful variations to exercises like Side Splits with Saw, Front Splits with Rotation, and much more!

What You’ll Need: Reformer

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Jeremy Laverdure – Cervical Powerhouse Mat (50 mins) – Level 2

Description

Build strength and improve endurance and motor control in your neck with this Mat workout by Jeremy Laverdure. He uses images, strategies, and exercises directly from a workshop he teaches with Cara Reeser called the Cervical Powerhouse. By using Pilates and other preparatory protocols to move three-dimensionally, you will be able to understand how the neck and head relate to the rest of the spine in every movement.

What You’ll Need: Mat, Yoga Block, Triadball

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Amy Havens – Active Aging Reformer (50 mins) – Level 1/2

Description

Work on building your bones in this active aging Reformer workout by Amy Havens. She avoids flexion in the whole class, using exercises that are great for everyone who wants to improve strength, balance, and endurance. She includes movements to help you decompress, elongate the spine, and challenge your stability.

What You’ll Need: Reformer (No Box), Hand Weights (2), Pilates Pole

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Jeremy Laverdure and Cara Reeser – HIIT Mat Fusion (35 mins) – Level 2/3

Get your heart rate up with this high energy Mat workout by Cara Reeser and Jeremy Laverdure. They tag-team teach a mashup of calisthenics, HIIT, and Pilates that was inspired by old footage of Joseph Pilates. They encourage you to tune in on all levels so that you can enjoy moving and exercising.

The proceeds for this class are being donated to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth. Keep taking the class to work on the exercises that were challenging and give more to this amazing organization.

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