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Bird Dog moving legs only
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The Bird Dog Phase II

Moving on from our Stage I video, this video starts to move the legs in the favoured Bird Dog exercise for core strength & Stability read more
Bird Dog arms only
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The Bird Dog Phase I

The Bird Dog is a theoretically simple move that highlights core instability & provides the means to strengthen it too. read more
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Single Leg Kick

Challenge abs, shoulders & hamstrings with an essential Pilates move read more
Side Bend
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Side Bend

My personal favourite Pilates move challenging the whole body but readily adaptable to suit your needs read more
Leg Floats
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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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shoulder bridge
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Shoulder Bridge

A floor based move working the buttocks (gluteals) and hamstrings along with your core. read more
Hip opening
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Heel Slides with hip opening

Another floor based exercise to provide stability but also give your body feedback in terms of what you can feel against the floor. read more
Heel slides
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Heel Slides

The heel slide is a simple but effective move to co-ordinate breath, core control and movement of one limb at a time read more