Hand Weights Pilates

In Pilates classes we sometimes use LIGHT hand weights (1-2 lbs or 0.5kg-1kg will usually suffice). The use of light weights can add an additional scope to exercises such as extra muscle toning and increased effort from muscles in your core to support the arms, chest, shoulders, shoulder blades and back. Heavier hand weights however, can easily pull you out of alignment, create strain and shift the emphasis of the exercise from the core to the extremities.

If you don’t have hand weights you can use replacements like cans or jars from your kitchen or you can simply follow the class without them and enjoy it as it is - your body and gravity will provide all the challenge you need.

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A standing warm up/ workout that starts with...

A great short sequence to open the chest and ...

A fun and flowing class using hand weights to...

A full body workout, giving us an opportunity...

10 minutes of work against a wall for better...

This class flows through the Intermediate level...

In this class we focus on upper body and spine...

Intermediate level classical repertoire with...

In this class Amit utilises small hand weights...

Strong Basic level classical mat class, adding...

This is a short session, focused primarily on...

In this class we use weights to improve your...

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