Available exclusively in English/Disponible seulement en anglais
Total run time: 120min. (2 discs)
6 workouts (2 x 30min., 4 x 15 min.)
Components: Standing, Barre & Floor
Hosts: Miranda and Sahra Esmonde-White
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Pace: Slow to Medium
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 (standing, barre & floor - 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 (standing & floor - 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 (All standing - 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 (All standing - 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 (All standing - 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 (All barre - 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.
Release date: 2015
Filmed at: Montreal Science Centre