Seated Pilates: Seated Pilates class

Tutor: Sam, Pilates instructor

Pilates is a form of exercise which concentrates on strengthening the body with an emphasis on core strength. This helps to improve general fitness and overall well-being. In this session, Pilates instructor Sam guides you through a gentle seated Pilates exercise programme for 11 minutes. The exercises in this basic seated Pilates class will help with mobility, flexibility and strength. You will need a pillow and two tins of canned food to use as light weights.

Prep: make sure you have plenty of space, clear any potential hazards and are wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. Use a sturdy, upright chair (not an armchair).

Session time: 11 minutes


What you need to take part:

  • A sturdy chair, not an armchair
  • Space to stretch out and move
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes/trainers
  • A pillow
  • 2 tins of canned food e.g. soup, baked beans
  • Water

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