Playlist: Basics On Your Pilates Chair

Mermaid Exercise Variations – Pilates Chair

In this fifth series on the Pilates Chair, we focus on Mermaid Exercise Variations. This exercise is performed by Mbodies on the Align-Pilates Combo Chair. Follow along with this video to build up your confidence on the Pilates Chair whether you are teaching or for your own practice. Great for reformer beginners to learn the basics & technique.

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– 00:10 Mermaid Prep, Floor Seated Simple Mermaid
– 01:21 Mermaid Variation, Floor Seated Thread The Needle
– 02:48 Mermaid Variation, Floor Seated Pelvic Lift
– 04:08 Mermaid Variation, Floor Side Kneeling With Pulses

Combo Chair:

Voice over by Loraine Prokopiou: Loraine qualified as a physiotherapist in 1995 and became interested in Pilates whilst doing a postgraduate muscle balance course. Loraine is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and an Advanced Level 3 Instructor on the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). She also has a Master of Science degree in Applied Human Science. Loraine worked for the NHS as an outpatient physiotherapist for 16 years. As well as teaching for Mbodies Training Academy Loraine also now combines physiotherapy and Pilates on a private basis.

This exercise is taught on the Mbodies Reformer Instructor education.
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