This collection contains 4 Pregnancy Pilates classes and an extra video on breathing practice to accompany your journey as mom-to-be. In these videos we focus on spinal mobility and stretches as well as upper body and hips strengthening, we also explore some breathing exercises, labor breath, and guided relaxation. Classes are numbered based on progression, but they can be played in any order as they are suitable for all trimesters.
Trimester 1-3 / Equipment: mat & cushions In this session we focus on * Neck Stretches * Spine Twists * Pelvic Floor Awareness & Strengthening * Standing Foot-work & Balance * Hip Strengthening * Chest Openings * Quad Stretches * Breathing Practice: Square Breathing 🌸
Trimester 1-3 / Equipment: mat & cushions, block (optional) In this session we focus on * Spinal Mobility * Deep Slow Breathing * Hip Mobility & Strength * Standing Stretches 🌸
Trimester 1-3 / Equipment: mat & cushions In this session we focus on * Arms Exercises * Spinal Mobility * Standing Foot Work * Calf strengthening & stretching * Guided Relaxation * Three Breaths Practice 🌸
Trimester 1-3 / Equipment: mat & cushions In this session we focus on * Labor Breathing: the Golden Tread * Neck Stretches * Side Stretches * Hip Mobility & Low Lunges * Standing Squats * Side Laying Hip Strengthening * Seated Hip Stretches * Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Release
In this short breathing practice, you are invited to guide your breath to expand in different areas of the body. This exercise will allow you to explore the breath, and increase the capacity of your breathing. This exercise can be practiced between contractions, helping release physical and emotional tension.