Essential Matwork (3Rd Edition)
Highlights the core elements of the STOTT PILATES® method. Includes six language tracks.
Build strength and knowledge from the ground up with STOTT PILATES' renowned Matwork repertoire.
Matwork, the foundation of STOTT PILATES exercise, builds knowledge and strength from the ground up. Master Instructor Trainer Moira Merrithew works through an exercise repertoire that challenges strength and flexibility to create a strong and healthy body. Layered with modifications suitable for instructors and fitness professionals as well as novice and advanced exercisers, this workout also illustrates the Five Basic Principles the core elements of the STOTT PILATES® method.
INSTRUCTIONAL LEVEL: Essential
EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Exercise Mat, Arc Barrel, Flex-Band®, Fitness Circle®, Toning Balls, Rotational Disks and Maple Pole
SOUNDTRACK LANGUAGES: English, Español, Français, Português, Italiano, Deutsch
- Achieve and maintain core stability
- Balance muscular strength and flexibility in the arms and legs and around the joints
- Move with greater ease
- 42 exercises
- Workout Time - 44 min
- DVD Length - 208 min
WARM UP: Breathing, Imprint & Release, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Scapula Isolations, Cat Stretch, Hip Rolls, Head Nods, Elevation & Depression, Arm Circles
EXERCISES: Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Preps, Shell Stretch, Hundred, Half Roll Back, Roll Up, One Leg Circle, Spine Twist, Rolling Like a Ball, Single Leg Stretch, Obliques, Double Leg Stretch, Scissors, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Roll Over Prep, Heel Squeeze Prone, One Leg Kick Prep, Breast Stroke, Saw, Neck Pull Prep, Obliques Roll Back, Side Kick, Side Leg Lift Series, Spine Stretch Forward, Teaser Prep, Single Leg Extension, Swan Dive Prep, Swimming Prep, Leg Pull Front Prep, Seal, Side Bend Prep, Push Up Prep
BONUS CLIPS: Cueing & Modifications for Essential Matwork, Challenging your Client Safely with Essential Matwork, Group Teaching Skills on the Mat
- A special message from the founders of STOTT PILATES, Lindsay & Moira Merrithew
- The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles for Professionals
- Bonus workout try the next level
- Work out with music only
- Preview other video titles
- Meet the instructors
- Check out STOTT PILATES equipment
- Learn about instructor training
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