This immersive 20 Minute Mat Pilates video with Coach Mere is a sweet, but short, Pilates session to do on those days where you want get in just a little strengthening and lengthening, or as an addition to another workout! You’ll see by the sweat that Mere led this one right after finishing a killer Spin Sculpt class.
Get ready to really hit those deep core muscles, focusing on control and deliberate movements. It’s a full body workout that won’t disappoint. Grab your mat!
*Don’t forget to warm up! See below for warm-up options*
Warm-Up Option #1
Cat’s 12 Minute Warm Up Spin: https://www.studiosweatondemand.com/classes/30-minute-spin-classes/12-minute-warm-spin-best-online-spin-classes/
Warm-Up Option #2
20 Jumping jacks
20 Bodyweight Squats
20 Alternating forward lunges
20 arm circles- 10 large / 10 small
Repeat 2-4 times
Warm-Up Option #3
Set a timer for 30 seconds for 10 rounds
1. Jog in Place
2. Butt kickers
4. Mountain climbers
5. Push ups
Repeat twice for a total of 5 mins
Grab a mat and get ready for the best Pilates class ever with Zen Master Zac. It begins with pre-mat drills such as a spine warm up, bridge hip openers, and glute activators to warm up and tone up that butt!
Next, Zac guides you into a beautiful series of 5; bird dogs, candle sticks, and a few countering yoga poses, before moving into some of the best ab exercises out there – a plank series and some toning sideline work. The finisher is a killer booty-building exercise bundle, coupled with core carving 100’s. Think tone tummy and beautiful buns!
Pilates has been around for centuries, and was originally designed to assist dancers with rehabilitation of injuries. This exercise system targets muscles that support the core. Pilates for Beginners introduces fundamental movements that teach us how to work from the core outward.
Whether you are new to exercise, new to Pilates, or someone who is trying to get back to the basics, incorporating this Pilates class into your weekly repertoire is an excellent choice.
5 Minute Abs Baby! Flatten and firm it fast with the Pilates inspired 5 Ab Series. Great for date night, beach day, or to tag onto any other Studio SWEAT onDemand workout as a finisher!
This Studio SWEAT onDemand classic virtual mat pilates class guides you into a continuous flow of core strength and endurance as you move through flexion, extension, rotation, and stability exercises fluidly without breaks. Key in on all the cuing to perfect your pilates practice, and feel free to repeat this amazing mat pilates workout to learn more and more each session! It only gets better with each effort.
A challenging, but feel good, Pilates flow to release tight muscles and strengthen the core. We take time to focus on the breathing as we work the spine through flexion, extension, rotation, lateral flexion and stability. All with a focus on realigning for strong posture and mid-section strength & stability. The side effect… flat abs. Nice.
Please… Breathe. In through the nose, out through pursed lips to be specific. Take the time to give your body some love with a little bit of “re-align that spine” time, where you get to work out the kinks from the daily grind and even the “hurts so good” Studio SWEAT workouts you love to take! Enjoy lengthening the entire body and strengthening your core along the way. You’ll feel your body thank you when you’re hitting it hard in your next class. Gotta love it.