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Move it for MS: Pilates with Jo Pritchard

Prepare before you start the class

Joanne Pritchard talks you through what you need to think about before beginning the Pilates circuits,

Warm up

This seated warm up routine will ensure you are ready to go through the circuits, or you could use it daily on its own.

Sit to stand

Jo demonstrates the sit to stand exercise, then gives you one minute to try it yourself!

Wall press

Watch how the wall press is performed, and then try to hold it for one minute.

Spinal twist

Jo demonstrates the spinal twist. Once you've got the hang of it, try it for a whole minute!

Hip twist

Watch how the hip twist is done, then try it in a seated position for one minute.

Mermaid stretch

The mermaid stretch is shown here. Can you manage a minute?

Dumb waiter into Cleopatra

This movement involves the arms and shoulders. Try it for a full minute.

Upper back release

Hold a ruler, rolling pin or roller in both hands and try this movement for one minute.

Seated one leg stretch

Jo demonstrates the one leg stretch in sitting. Once you have got the hang of it, practice for one minute.

Standing one leg stretch

Using support if you need it, follow the instructions for the one leg stretch while standing.

Simple squat with ball

Learn how to do the simple squat with ball, and then practice for one minute.

Cool down

Well done! Now it's time for a well-earned cool down.

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