Level 2

Level 2

Intermediate: as you progress from the beginner phase be ready for more advanced workouts. This phase is the one that can really build your body strong and healthy. This is the stage where you also get more tuned in with the wellness aspect and awareness of the different movement patterns.

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Level 2
  • Quick Abs with Chair L2

    Level 2 – Pace: Fast
    When you only have 5 minutes and want to get some quick abdominal work in, this is the sequence you need! It’s also great when you have lumbar issues, and you can’t articulate the lumbar spine!

  • Airplane Board mix - 8 min

    The Airplane board is an amazing tool and it's often forgotten! If you have access to a Cadillac try out this little sequence: it's not just about the one single exercise that we learn in the Certification Program, we can play with different movements before we get there. Great to strengthen the ...

  • Ankle Sprain from the ground up! - 20 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Slow
    Have you ever sprained your ankle? Did you do a proper rehab? If you didn’t that’s why your ankle sprains are recurring over and over. Our body is very much connected, and we can’t stop at the ankle for a good rehab, we need to go a little higher up! Check out the Guide for A...

  • Anti-Gravity ELDOA - 40 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    ELDOA has the characteristics to defy gravity but when you deal with a curvature in the spine (scoliosis) the anti-gravity component is even more important. ELDOA is great for different purposes and it’s very helpful with cases of scoliosis
    Warm up, L1-L2, T11-T12,T12-L1...

  • 9 Parts of the Abs - 9 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Fast
    This is a unique series of ab exercises to improve the motility of the large intestine. It’s great for constipation, irregularity, colitis and other offset conditions related to digestion. On top of inducing regularity, it’s also a great abdominal reinforcement! It’s quick an...

  • MAT with Ball - 30 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    Are you working out exclusively in your apt and you don’t have a spine corrector available?
    In this class we have substituted the spine corrector with a slightly deflated small exercise ball: we’ll place it behind the back, under the pelvis and we’ll move it around to get...

  • Safe Arching with Rescue LOOP - 13 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    This quick progression will show you how a few targeted exercises, together with the use of Rescue LOOP, will help you to arch your back (in a swan for example) without feeling any pressure at the lower back: the correct spinal articulation, the ability to open up the hip...

  • General ELDOA - 5 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Slow
    General ELDOA is the only ELDOA in motion. Instead of a still posture we execute three cycles of movements. This ELDOA is for the whole spine: it acts on the dura mater and the fascia of the spinal cord. It’s great as a general warm up for ELDOA and before getting into specif...

  • The Tight Rope Walker - 46 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    This class is a mix of foot-fitness, segmental strengthening, Pilates and Barre! All to achieve balance at its highest level, like the tight rope walker!

  • The Winter Workout - 26 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    Do you have the habit of shrugging your shoulders even more than usual when the weather is really cold? That’s what I do ;-( This workout focuses on the shoulders, neck and ribcage to free up some tension and improve posture even when it’s cold!

  • The Block Workout #1 - 43 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Fast
    Cardio helps burn a lot of calories, speeds up our metabolism and improves our body mass index (BMI). Performing cardio exercises regularly will help us maintain our ideal weight. It helps control blood pressure and strengthens the immune system.
    Now what can you do if you ha...

  • Ribcage and T-Spine ELDOA - 30 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    Are you stressed? Do you have a hard time breathing correctly? Do you need motion at the ribcage because you sing or because you play golf?
    This class will allow you to gain range of motion and more freedom in the breathing pattern.
    Targeted osteo-articular warm up, 5-poi...

  • Tone & Fun - 53 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    Embrace the title of this class and have lots of fun!
    This is a toning class with lots of great segmental strengthening exercises (glutes, abs, squats, burpees…) followed by a couple of great Myo-fascial stretches.

  • MFS General - 31 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    This sequence includes the most important myo-fascial stretches for pretty much everyone!
    Great to add this workout at the end of any strengthening or conditioning session.
    Bicep femoris, rectus femoris, ilio-psoas, latissimus dorsi, Pec major deep and superficial and lon...

  • Foot-Fitness - 53 min

    Open level - Pace: Slow
    Explore with me our foundations to better access the whole body from a strengthening perspective and to achieve a better posture.
    This will be a discovery of the infinite possibilities that we have access to when we pay attention to the feet!
    Standing warm up of the ankle/...

  • Hips & low back - 44 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    In this workout we go from segmental strengthening to myofascial stretching and ELDOA. At the end of the session, you will feel your pelvis stable and able to access ranges of motion that are usually challenging! You will feel free!
    Exercises: G max reinforcement, roll an...

  • Stay Away from the Hip Flexors Mat - 21 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    Our lifestyle often has us deal with tight and sensitive hip flexors. The ilio-psoas is a very complicated/sophisticated muscle, its fascia is in contact with the femur (leg) the ilium (hip), the spine (vertebral body, transverse process and disc) and with all the organs ...

  • MFS for too much sitting - 21 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    Exactly, we all sit TOO much! Everyone. So… from now on we should put a little alarm clock every couple of hours and move! On a longer break do this quick session and your hip flexors and hunched back will thank you!

  • The Teaser Breakdown - 13 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Slow
    The Pilates Teaser is often times misunderstood. Like the 100, it’s iconic for the method and it’s feared for its complexity of strength, flexibility and coordination. Come and break it down with me so that everything will make more sense and most importantly it will feel bet...

  • Pilates Mat & Balance - 47 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Fast
    Join me in this intermediate/advanced Pilates Mat! The work on the floor will be made easier and more connected thanks to the work on the awareness and lower limbs warm up that we do in the very beginning standing up! Throughout the mat we play with the bicycle action that at...

  • Int Mat with Magic Circle - 19 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    This intermediate mat is focusing on the work of the inner thighs and the midline of the body. The magic circle is mostly used inside the legs to trigger that deep activation all the way up to the pelvic floor.

  • Quick Stretch - 8 min

    Level 2 - Pace: slow
    Stretching is very important, mostly after training or after running and playing sports. This is just a quick flow for when you have very little time, but you don’t want to skip it!

  • The Ab Series (Romana's) - 3 min

    Level 2 - Pace: Moderate
    In Joseph Pilates book we only find 2 exercises of what we today call the “abdominal series”: the single leg bent, and the double leg bent. Romana, seeing that people needed to strengthen the core added three exercises: the single straight leg, the double straight leg and...

  • Buns of Steel - 12 min

    Level 2 - Pace: moderate
    Glutes, glutes and more glutes… they are functional and aesthetic! Here you have a fun and quick sequence to get the job done. Increase the number of reps and sets if you feel that you are ready for it!