Pilates core strength exercise

May Five Exercises

About the May Five: Each month we work specifically on five exercises to improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and mobility. I include these in my classes and training sessions, and my hope is that you will go through these on your own at home. Some moves, like this month’s baby bear,  you could do every day. In fact, you could baby bear in bed!

  • Baby Bear
  • Criss Cross
  • Roll Up
  • Deadlift
  • Tricep Extension

Our first May Five exercise is everyone’s favorite, Baby Bear! This is a capital “L” LAZY move. Not always easy to do (to be lazy that is). My goal is to reclaim this word, so that we view being lazy as a positive thing. Really do try to release any tension in your back, neck, and hips, and let yourself roll side to side as if you were a baby being rocked to sleep. I’m also excited about our deadlift, a big strength move for your back and hamstrings. As always, if you need assistance with any of these moves please call me for an in-person demo, or come to class! We would love to have you!

Please use your best judgment as to how suitable these are for you right now.

Baby Bear
Criss Cross
Rollup
Deadlift
Tricep Extension

These photos are meant to remind you of work we have done together. Please see your medical professional prior to beginning a new exercise program.

If you’d like more detailed information on these exercises, click one of the links below:

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New Pilates And Yoga Class Times Start This Week!

Want to meet a group of fun and irreverent ladies who will encourage and support you? Come to one of Fluid’s classes! This is not your typical fitness class. Depending on how stressful the day has been, you may hear some cursing, or office war stories. One thing my ladies always say at the end of class is “man I feel so much better now than when I came in here!” Think of this as your self care, happy hour, stress reduction, and ladies night, all rolled into one.

Plus you get to visit with me for an hour! Oh and we do lift weights, stretch, and otherwise move our bodies.

Our current evening class schedule (all classes run 6-7 pm):

  • Monday yoga
  • Wednesday Pilates
  • Thursday Energy Flow

Fall 2018 we are we meeting for a quick 30 minute strength session:

  • Monday at 1:30
  • Wednesday at 11
  • Friday at 11

And if Saturday is your me day:

  • 10 am Barre

 

Click here for class schedule and descriptions. Call or text me (Anne) at 503-705-4762 to sign up!