Kathryn Ross-Nash – Foundational Mat 8 (30 mins) – Level 2

Description

Focus on fluidity in this Mat workout with Kathryn Ross-Nash. This is the final class in her series that takes you from the foundational level to the core level Mat work. She takes the work that you did in the previous classes and adds the challenge of moving in different planes of action. The dynamic and energetic movements will help you feel a two-way stretch in every exercise.

What You’ll Need: Mat, Pilates Pole

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Jared Kaplan – Hip Hinge (25 mins) – Level N/A

Description

One of the most functional things we need is input from the ground that we can take through the rest of our bodies. In this tutorial, Jared Kaplan talks you through a simple series he designed to look at how to stimulate the feet through the pelvis and out the spine. He shows the progression from an unsteady environment to a closed chained environment and also demonstrates how this concept relates to the apparatus.

What You’ll Need: Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Reformer, Half Roller

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Kristi Cooper – Reformer Flow (40 mins) – Level 2

Description

You will find a continuous flow of energy throughout your body in this Reformer workout with Kristi Cooper. She uses the carriage of the Reformer as a way to connect to yourself, the floor, and the apparatus. She also works on connecting the back of your body to the front of your body in each movement so you can feel your everything working together.

What You’ll Need: Reformer

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Amy Havens – Jump Board Flow (45 mins) – Level 2

Description

Work on finding the power of your jump with this Reformer workout by Amy Havens. She works the entire body, focusing on the lower body and glutes. She pays special attention to the coordination of your movements so you can keep up your technique and control during each exercise.

What You’ll Need: Reformer (No Box), Jump Board

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Jared Kaplan – Moving Environments (40 mins) – Level N/A

Description

Why does space matter and how does that connect to movement? In this tutorial, Jared Kaplan shares insights and strategies for how you can smartly use the design of your space as your “secret sauce” for a better session. He also demonstrates how you can use props to help clients connect the dots so they can focus on their bodies in their environment.

What You’ll Need: Triadball, Pilates Pole

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Kristi Cooper – Reformer Release (45 mins) – Level 1/2

Description

Let go of unwanted tension in this Reformer workout with Kristi Cooper. She teaches Elise and Rhiannon, who are Mat-based teachers from Perth, Australia. She pushes them on the Reformer, encouraging them to relax their feet and hands so they can connect deeper to the center of their bodies.

What You’ll Need: Reformer

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Kathryn Ross-Nash – Foundational Mat 7 (30 mins) – Level 2

Description

You will use your entire body, including your eyes, in this Mat workout by Kathryn Ross-Nash. She starts the class with eye exercises that will help work these muscles that spend a lot of time staring at screens. She then encourages you to continue thinking about them during each movement so you end the class feeling bright eyed and bushy tailed!

What You’ll Need: Mat, Pilates Pole

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Tash Barnard – Tash’s Personal Workout (25 mins) – Level 2

You will be inspired to move after seeing Tash Barnard’s personal workout on the Reformer. She works on finding more length and release in her body after a long trip to California from South Africa. She encourages you to keep moving throughout the class, making sure you listen to your body so you stay safe in your practice.

Note: Because Tash gave us a glimpse of her personal workout, the transitions and cues to the next exercise aren’t always stated. We recommend watching the class first and then trying it with Tash so you know what to expect when you take it.

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