Beginner Mat–Pregnancy: First Trimester– 63min–Shanina Connell | Always Pilates
This class is great for beginners as well as pregnant women in their first trimester. Exercises include Standing Breathing and Half Forward Roll Down. The class focuses on strengthening your pelvic floor, abdominal, and hip muscles. Shanina also gives you guidelines about how to lie down and come up off the mat. The class is slow, controlled, and challenging. Shanina teaches you to make each movement count, so there are few repetitions.
Equipment used: Magic circle, two 1kg free weights, small ball or hand towel