TOB: Abdominals

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20 minute hour glass30 min
Level Level 1
Pietra Fitness Instructor IconJill

If you’re tired of the same old core workout, TOB: Abdominals is your ticket to switching it up. Yes, this 30-minute class incorporates some crunches and planks, but V-sits, revolved angle pose, and other unique exercises will challenge your core in new ways. You will begin this class kneeling, focusing on your breath and the blessings in your life. After warming up your body, you will jump right into a challenging reverse plank series and a few traditional ab-sculpting moves on the mat. Transition to standing for squats and side crunches, targeting your obliques and all the muscles in your legs and glutes. Recruit the muscles in your entire body—and work on your balance—with angle pose, revolved angle pose, and open arabesque. Wind down from this heart-pumping routine by stretching your hamstrings and the muscles in your back, core, and inner thighs. The Scriptures and meditations throughout the class present a divine way to see yourself and others.

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Physical Focus:

Abdominals

Spriritual Focus:

Theology of the Body

Meditation:

Based on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body

Patron Saint:

St. Pope John Paul II

Music:

Composed by Jennifer Dirkes, www.jenniferdirkes.com; Anima mea Antiphon, Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael’s Abbey