Class 484: Amy Havens - Mat Workout - Level 1 - 08/01/2011

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Pilates Conservatory® Amy Havens | August 01, 2011 | 50 min Deliberate Pace| Level 1

Language: English | Apparatus: Mat | Prop: Overball



Mat Workout - Amy enthusiastically delivers a great class perfect for beginners. With only a few variations which occur in the warm-up, this class mainly follows the classical order, but does show modifications for those who may need them. Amy uses a small squishy ball for many exercises, but it is not required as you will receive a full body workout from this class. Enjoy!
(Filmed April 29, 2011)
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you can easily use the magic ring instead of the overball for this class
3 years ago

Amy Havens (Moderator)
Hi Todd, you're absolutely right, the magic circle can be used in place of the ball. :) Did you give that a try?
3 years ago

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I love the way you teach. I get very inspired by you when I teach my classes. Thank you for the cues and the modifications with the ball.
3 years ago

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Amy Havens (Moderator)
Hi Fabiana! Thank you so much....what a generous compliment.....makes me smile! :)
3 years ago

are there technical problems with this class - I even tried my mother's Laptop and it still wouldn't play
3 years ago

What is the diameter of the overball? I used the magic circle, but have what seems to me to be a smaller yoga ball.
3 years ago

Amy Havens (Moderator)
Hi Julie......I will let our technical staff know that you were having problems with viewing/taking this class. I would say.....close out any other programs that you may have running and try again. I do hope you'll be able to take class. Let me know.......
3 years ago

Amy Havens (Moderator)
Hi Muareen, the ball I was using was about 9 inches in diameter. The magic cirecle can be used instead of the ball, but yes, it's a bit bigger. I would just 'go easy' knowing that the size of the prop doesn't matter ...... as much as the connection you're feeling in your body. That's what counts........no matter what prop you're using! I hope that helps!
3 years ago

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Great class; love the slowness, attention to detail and the focus.

3 years ago

Amy Havens (Moderator)
Eimear (what a beautiful name!)......thank you for your comments and I truely appreciate them! :)

3 years ago

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