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Pilates Anytime: Core and Spine Essentials

Class 1 in Amy Havens' Spine Health series focuses on improving your abdominal and back muscles

Welcome to the first class of instructor Amy Havens' Spine Health series, from Pilates Anytime, an online streaming platform.

In this 30-minute Pilates class, Amy teaches a full-body workout with an emphasis on your abdominals and back muscles. With her clear cueing and clever imagery, you'll feel and truly understand how to activate your core muscles and create more length in your spine, making the effects of Pilates more profound. 

Required prop: a hand or tea towel.

Please consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.


Read about the lifelong benefits of Pilates.

More Spine Health Videos

AARP Members Only Access is offering the following six on-demand Spine Health classes with Amy Havens, and more free Pilates Anytime videos here.

Class 1: Core and Spine Essentials (this class)

Class 2: Pilates for a Healthy Spine

Class 3: Shoulder and Spine Mobility

Class 4: Pilates for Your Lower Body

Class 5: Release and Mobilize for Energy

Class 6: Stand Strong

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