Standing Tall DVD
If lower back pain, neck tension and postural problems are cramping your quality of life, this program can help. Reduce back pain, correct your posture and lengthen your spine with Standing Tall, a beginner level workout designed for use with the Exercise Mat. Increase your circulation and gain control over poor postural habits.
WORKOUT LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1 of 5)
LANGUAGE TRACKS: English
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Exercise Mat
Master Instructor Trainer, Moira Merrithew will lead you through a stretching, strengthening and streamlining workout that activates the mind and the body towards optimal back care. This DVD is recommended for those who have mastered the first two levels of this series: Be Kind to Your Spine and Pain-Free Posture. It is ideal for fitness instructors and rehabilitation practitioners.
DVD Contents: 26 exercises; Workout Time - 38 min; DVD Length - 98 min; Closed Captioning
Dynamic Balance is an intensely satisfying workout that simulates some basic moves often performed on a Reformer –the primary piece of Pilates resistance equipment. Challenge your balance, activate your abs, stretch your spine – and use the Stability Ball™ along the way. Master Instructor Trainers Moira Merrithew and PJ O’Clair motivate you through an invigorating mind-body workout that focuses on flexibility, coordination and good posture – the building blocks to functional fitness.
Breathing, Transversus Connection, Imprint & Release, Toe Taps, Hip Release, Spinal Rotation, Cat Stretch, Rib Cage Placement, Arm Circles, Head Nods, Ab Prep, Breast Stroke, Shell Stretch, Hundred Modification, Half Roll Back, Spine Twist, Single Leg Stretch Modification, Obliques Modification, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Side Kick, Single Leg Extension, Swan Dive Prep, Swimming Prep, Leg Pull Front Prep, Push Up Prep, Mermaid
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- Bonus workout - try the next level
- Work out with music only Check out STOTT PILATES® equipment
- Learn about instructor training
Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of Merrithew Health & Fitness™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their brands STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™ and CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training. Working closely with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, they ensure all programming is aligned with current scientific and biomechanical research.