Welcome to the Fundamentals Traditional Matwork Program for beginners!

Everything we do in Pilates stems from Joseph Pilates' original matwork. The exercises in this program are the traditional movements performed in sequence so you can gain a true understanding of the method along with the anatomy, the muscles engaged and also a deep understanding of why we do each exercise. I can't wait to workout with you!

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Fundamentals Traditional Beginner Matwork: Introduction

Welcome to the Fundamentals Traditional Matwork Program for beginners! Everything we do in Pilates stems from Joseph Pilates' original matwork. The exercises in this program are the traditional movements performed in sequence so you can gain a true understanding of the method along with the anatomy, the muscles engaged and also a deep understanding of why we do each exercise. I can't wait to workout with you!

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DAY ONE: Hundreds

The Hundreds are the traditional warm up exercise and throughout the evolution of Pilates and the exercises, The Hundreds has always remained the same. Let's learn how to do it!

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DAY TWO: Roll Up

The Roll Up is a fantastic and comprehensive exercise. It elongates the entire posterior chain. It strengthens the entire powerhouse and also allows you to practice pelvic control and stability.

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DAY THREE: Leg Circle

The Leg Circle is all about pelvic stability and control. It's a pure stability exercise as only one extremity is moving at any one time. It strengthens the powerhouse, increases pelvic stability and slims the thighs.

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DAY FOUR: Rolling Like A Ball

It can be difficult to know sometimes if you're doing Rolling Like A Ball correctly, so today we are giving you the tools and techniques you need to be able to perform this exercise like a pro!

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DAY FIVE: Single Leg Stretch

This exercise is a fantastic core strength and abdominal exercise. It also stretches the hip flexors and flushes toxins from the body by massaging the internal organs, giving what Joe called an internal shower.

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DAY SIX: Double Leg Stretch

Joseph Pilates always said if you only have time for one exercise, then this is the one! It is such an integral part of the Pilates method, so let's learn how to do this amazing exercise step by step!

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DAY SEVEN: Spine Stretch Forward

The Spine Stretch Forward finishes off the abdominal series, stretching out the spine. You will lengthen the vertebrae and stretch the hamstrings at the same time, so let's learn how to do it!

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DAY EIGHT: Complete Workout

All the hard work we've been doing in this program so far has been building towards this full length workout. We'll be putting all of the exercises together to give you a comprehensive Pilates workout!

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