Total run time: 270 min. (4 discs)Components: Standing, Floor, and BarreLevel: Beginner - IntermediatePace: Slow to MediumLanguage: English
These workouts are designed to increase flexibility, joint mobility, strengthen the body and lubricate the connective tissue. The workouts aim to prepare the body to thrive and conquer the demands of your sport while protecting the body from injury and enhancing performance.
This DVD Bundle includes the following:
Essentrics Ultimate Stretch Workouts
The Ultimate Stretch Workouts are ideal for anyone who is new to the Essentrics technique. Muscle Activation is the perfect morning stretch to get you going; Muscle Release will help you release stress and unwind. The 4 targeted mini-workouts will keep you pain-free and speed up injury recovery.
DISC 1: Activation & Release Stretches
with Sahra Esmonde-White
Activation Stretch (30min.)
Dynamic and easy to follow, this is a perfect pace if you are new to Essentrics or are looking for a muscle activation workout. Focus: hips, groin, hamstring, feet, ribcage, spine, psoas and quads.
Release Stretch (30min.)
Effective for injury recovery and prevention, pain relief, stress release, and promoting healing. Focus: shoulders, spine and groin, back, hips, hamstrings, quads, groin, calf and IT band.
DISC 2: 4 Targeted Workouts
with Miranda Esmonde-White
Unlock: Feet, Ankles, Calves (15min.)
The foundation of our bodies is supported by our feet. This short workout will increase the strength, mobility, and energy in your feet, as well as help to relieve any foot pain.
Improve Posture (15min.)
This mini workout engages all the relevant muscles required to help improve your posture, making them equally strong and mobile.
Relieve Shoulder Pain & Tension (15min.)
Frozen shoulder or any type of shoulder pain are among the most difficult to heal. The gentle exercises in this workout will help relieve many types of shoulder pain. Be sure to remain relaxed while doing them and never force your painful muscles.
Stretch Psoas, IT, Hips (15min.)
This stretch sequence will increase the flexibility in your hips, knees and lower back, making you feel more energetic while relieving hip, back, and knee pain.
Essentrics Stretch Series Vol. 1
Eliminate joint pain, unlock tight muscles, and rebalance your entire body with these easy-to-follow Essentrics workouts. The combination of standing, floor, and barre routines are effective for all fitness levels. Filmed in beautiful Montego Bay Jamaica with Miranda’s team of Master Instructors.
Tension Release Workout (standing & barre – 30min. )
with Master Trainer, Meg Feeney
This easy-to-follow stretch routine combines standing and barre/chair work to unlock your muscles from head to toe. Effective for all fitness levels—this workout will help relieve chronic pain and tension in your back, hips and knees.
Joint Pain Relief Workout (standing & barre – 30min.)
with Master Trainer, Gail Garceau
Eliminate joint pain caused by muscle imbalances with this slow-paced Essentrics workout. Designed to release any tension or stiffness in the body—this combination of standing and barre/chair exercises will systematically work through and unlock tight shoulders, hips, hamstrings and lower back muscles.
Full Body Deep Stretch Workout (standing & floor – 30min.)
with Master Trainer, Amanda Cyr
Rebalance your entire body with a series of slow and deep stretches focused on unlocking and releasing any tight, stressed muscles. This full body workout combines movement with specific techniques that will challenge your mobility level and help enhance your sense of body awareness—after just 30 minutes.
Essentrics Barre Workout
Barre/chair work has been a main component of the Essentrics workout since its inception. It allows your muscles to strengthen and stretch at more effective angles, resulting in deeper stretches, higher muscle engagement, and more targeted and elongated toning.
Intuitive and balanced, the Essentrics Barre Workout features a variety of tailor-made combinations.
5 Individual Workout segments:
1. Standing: abs, waist, arms and posture (15min.)
2. Floor Toning: thigh and quad thinning (9min.)
3. Floor Stretch: hips, back and hamstrings (7min.)
4. Barre Toning: legs, butt and tricep toning (15min.)
5. Barre Stretch: complete hip, back and lower body stretch (15min.)
5 Pre-mixed Workouts (from segments):
1. Power Full Body Tone: Standing & Barre Toning (30min.)
2. Thigh Thinning Workout: Standing, Floor Toning & Barre Toning (40min.)
3. Full Body, Hips & Back Stretch: Standing & Barre Stretch (30min.)
4. Hips, Back & Hamstring Stretch: Standing, Floor Stretch & Barre Stretch (37min.)
5. Full Body Barre Workout: Toning & Stretching Workout (60min.)
Note: Pre-mixed workouts 1 & 2 are for toning, strengthening, weight-loss, posture improvement, and help with osteoporosis prevention and reversal. Pre-mixed workouts 3 & 4 are for pain-relief, flexibility and healing.