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Beginner Reformer Pilates, Moving forward, Part 3

Instructor: Kristine Chaussard
Level: Beginner

Focus : 

In this beginner Reformer Pilates we are mixing in some contemporary variations with the classical for those exercises you’ve already learned in part 1 & 2. This is a full body workout and you’ll be learning new exercises today in keeping with our beginner series. We still focus on breath, flow and alignment through each exercise. We’ll make sure you get set up in the right position. You’ll be learning how to, developing more strength and stamina, as well as gaining a deeper core connection and more confidence in your practice.

Take this class if you want to build a solid foundation in your practice on the Reformer and get the most out of your effort, time and work! A great class for ALL who are brand new to Pilates, brand new to the Reformer, or for those who want to come back to the basics and rework their foundation.

Equipment Needed : 

Reformer and Reformer box. You must have the box today as we are learning a fair amount of classical exercises using the box.

The Course of this Class :

We start with footwork as our warm-up but throw in a fun contemporary twist to heat up the backs of your legs and booty, while still teaching you best alignment practices, breath, flow and building in stamina and strength. You’ll see: hands in straps ab series; the hundred; glute bridge; roll over; pulling straps; double leg kick; breaststroke; backstroke; chest expansion and thigh stretch; we review again our kneeling reverse abdominals; front plank, elephant and the contemporary standing saw. You’ll learn a lot of exercises today in this beginner reformer Pilates series. You’ll get a full body workout. Remember our pace is methodical in order to explain set up and positioning so that you will be the most knowledgable possible to be empowered in your own body and movement.

Let us know below in comments how you liked class and do also let us know if there is something you would like to see in this beginner reformer Pilates series! Requests being taken! 👇🏼

Class Level : 

Pilates Beginners.

Goals : 

Learn how to do Pilates on the reformer, how to work and set up the machine, how to get on and off, and most importantly learn the classical exercises themselves. Continue to progress in your own movement, breath, alignment and understanding. Know the exercises in their classical form. Build a strong foundation in order to get the best results. Develop and build new strength from deep within your core.

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