Core strength is important for so many reasons, from maintaining a healthy back to powering self confidence and personal transformation. Explore these foundational classes designed to gradually get your core stronger. Feel the burn and know you are the source of your own power.
Created by Glo
6 classes • 116 mins
Blast your core with this quick HIIT class. After a light warm-up, power through 20 second high intensity intervals with 10 seconds rest, repeating each circuit twice. Expect fiery plank holds, scissor kicks, Russian twists, forearm side plank dips, and more, with time for a brief stretch and savasana. Props Suggested: 3-5 lb. hand weights.
Explore the fundamentals of Pilates core work and get a nice workout to boot! This slow and controlled mat sequence will introduce foundational moves like hundreds, roll ups, single and double leg stretch, criss cross and more. Great for newcomers to Pilates who are active in other practices.
A quick, creative sequence to engage your core and get you back in the game! Move in and out of planks and side planks with leg and hip lifts, then flow through a few standing poses that twist and move your body in new ways. You'll work right up to the end of this class, so stay in supported bridge or savasana for as long as you want. Props Suggested: A block or towel as a substitute.
A quick, complete core practice designed for new students and teachers that work with new students. It contains accessible postures that will strengthen your abdominals, inner-legs and thighs. These postures help trim your midsection and lay the foundation for more challenging work in the future. The practice is also suitable for more experienced students that want a slightly lighter core practice. Props Needed: A block.
New to yoga or just returning to your mat and want to build some gentle strength throughout your body? Begin by waking up your spinal muscles and strengthening your upper arms and shoulders, then flow through a crescent sequence that works your entire body. Take it to your back to target key abdominal muscles before finishing with bridge pose and a twist. Props Needed: Two blocks and a blanket.
Work the entirety of your core using traditional yoga poses enhanced with challenging functional movements. This class goes beyond the superficial muscles to get into your lower back and deep abdominals. Begin by firing up your transverse abdominal muscles then flow through a core-activating sequence that will leave you feeling strong, stable and fortified. You'll conclude with a powerful lift in tolasana, then sink with gratitude into the release of savasana.