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abdominal connection
Time for some abdominal work 1024 636 OptiMum Health

Time for some abdominal work

We’re going below your 6-pack to engage some deep core muscles read more
mindful breathing
A visualisation for when it feels the wrong way round 1024 654 OptiMum Health

A visualisation for when it feels the wrong way round

How did you get on with the video in the last lesson? Although it’s “only breathing”, it can be tricky to get your head around and most people say “it…

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Deep slow breathing
Deep breath for the 1st Step 1024 579 OptiMum Health

Deep breath for the 1st Step

Deep slow breathing has many benefits as well as supporting your Pilates practice read more
Where to start
The Basics – what to wear and what to expect 1024 1024 OptiMum Health

The Basics – what to wear and what to expect

Everything starts with our breath – are you ready? read more
Push ups
Mastering Press ups [3 minutes] 1024 627 OptiMum Health

Mastering Press ups [3 minutes]

Press-ups are 1 of the original 34 Pilates moves – here’s how to master them. read more
Knee stability move
Knee Stability Support 1024 901 OptiMum Health

Knee Stability Support

Put your feet up and get comfy for this one… read more
alternative lunges
Lunge Variations & knee preservation 1024 875 OptiMum Health

Lunge Variations & knee preservation

Try these alternative approaches to strengthen legs, support knees and reduce discomfort with lunges read more
magnify core connection
Marching – Core Connection 1024 491 OptiMum Health

Marching – Core Connection

A simple move that doesn’t move but magnifies your core connection read more
Leg Floats
Leg Floats 1024 485 OptiMum Health

Leg Floats

Progressing on from heel slides, this move uses Pilates principles to use your core musculature to stabilise your spine and torso whilst moving the legs – just like you should…

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The Bird Dog Phase III 1024 508 OptiMum Health

The Bird Dog Phase III

Our final video in the Bird Dog series for building core strength & stability, this video moves the arms and the legs simultaneously. https://vimeo.com/237091274/ca85b9c42d

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