Who Is The Trimester 2 Pregnancy Course For?

You are between week 14 and 26 of your pregnancy and are looking for a way to stay active and healthy whilst keeping you and your baby safe. You want a course that is flexible around your current work and/family commitments, that you can dip into and work through at your own pace but led by an a specialist pre and post natal trained Pilates instructor (who is also actually pregnant at the time of filming!). You want to feel strong, powerful and confident in your body so you can enjoy this magical and unique time of your life. You want to prepare your body for the demands of birth, enjoy a quick recovery and feel at your best in new motherhood. You may be a seasoned Pilates fanatic or a complete Beginner; it doesn't matter because various options are provided throughout this course making it suitable for all women in their second trimester.

Your Instructor

Clare Jarvis

I am a Brighton (UK) based Pilates Instructor and Teacher Trainer and absolutely love the fact that I get to spend every day helping clients to transform their physical and mental health through Pilates, whatever their current situation.
I first discovered Pilates over 15 years ago when I was suffering with debilitating back pain following an accident. None of the conventional therapies or drugs had worked but after just 8 weeks of Pilates, my Sciatica was near gone and I was able to get back to living life to the full again. That experience is what has driven me to help as many people as I can to regain their physical and mental wellbeing through Pilates.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course!

    • Welcome to Your Trimester 2 Pregnancy Pilates Course

    • Equipment Needed For This Course

    • Alignment, Lateral Breathing and Core Engagement Technique

  • 4

    Week 15

    • Warm Up

    • 4PK Glute Pulses

    • The Kneeling Dart

    • Frogs Legs

    • Press Ups

    • The Hundred

    • Supine Leg Circles

    • Week 15_The Seated Spine Stretch_Pregnancy

    • Cool Down

  • 5

    Week 16

    • Warm Up

    • The Mermaid Side Bend

    • The Superman

    • The Single Leg Stretch

    • Side Lying Up Forward and Back

    • The Seated Spine Twist

    • The Supine Clam

    • 4PK Lateral Arm Raises

    • Cool Down

  • 6

    Week 17

    • Warm Up

    • Press Ups

    • Single to Double Leg Lifts

    • The Hundred

    • The Supine Starfish

    • The Side Lying Bicycle

    • Front Arm Raises

    • The Shoulder Bridge

    • Cool Down

  • 7

    Week 18

    • Warm Up

    • Glute Pulses

    • Lateral Pulldowns

    • The Side Lying Pendulum

    • The Standing Dart

    • The Squat & Row

    • The Starfish Superman

    • The Seated Spine Stretch

    • Cool Down

  • 8

    Week 19

    • Warm Up

    • Abdominal Hollowing

    • Frogs Legs

    • The Mermaid Side Bend

    • Standing Lateral Raise

    • The Seated Row and Oblique Row

    • 4PK Clam Glute Pulse and Leg Raise

    • Side Lying Up Forward and Back

    • Cool Down

  • 9

    Week 20

    • Warm Up

    • The Hundred

    • The Starfish Superman

    • The Shoulder Bridge

    • Side Lying Leg Circles

    • The Seated Spine Stretch

    • 4PK Lateral Arm Raises

    • Seated Dorsal Raise

    • Cool Down

  • 10

    Week 21

    • Warm Up

    • 4PK Leg Raises x 3 options

    • The Seated Row & Oblique Row

    • Side Lying V Lifts

    • Mermaid Side Bend with Adductor Squeeze

    • The Seated Spine Twist

    • The Standing Arm Opener

    • 4PK Clam with Lateral Arm Raises

    • Cool Down

  • 11

    Week 22

    • Warm Up

    • The Supine Starfish

    • Standing Tricep Extensions

    • Windmill Arms

    • Side Lying Pond Dips

    • The Seated Dorsal Raise

    • Supine Knee Folds

    • The Pulse, Clam and Leg Raise

    • Cool Down

  • 12

    Week 23

    • Warm Up

    • Side Lying Pendulum

    • The Superman

    • Supine Leg Circles

    • 4PK Clams

    • Standing Bicep Curls

    • Seated Breaststroke Swimming

    • Supine Leg Raises

    • Cool Down

  • 13

    Week 24

    • Warm Up

    • Side Lying Clam

    • Kneeling Dorsal Raise

    • 4PK Tricep Extensions

    • Supine Knee Folds

    • Side Lying V Lifts

    • Standing Lateral Pulldowns

    • The Supine Starfish

    • Cool Down

  • 14

    Week 25

    • Warm Up

    • Supine Frogs Legs

    • Supine Leg Raises with resistance

    • The Shoulder Bridge

    • Side Lying Pond Dips with resistance

    • The Shoulder Bridge

    • Standing Squat and Row

    • Standing Breaststroke Swimming with Balance

    • 4PK Leg Raises with resistance

    • Cool Down

  • 15

    Week 26

    • Warm Up

    • The Mermaid Side Bend

    • Supine Leg Raises with resistance

    • The Side Lying Single Leg Lift with resistance

    • Knee Folds with resistance

    • Standing Lateral Pulldown with Lunge

    • The Parallel Lift

    • Cool Down

What Our Clients Have To Say

Angelina K

"I wanted to find a gentler form of exercise that was effective, but with classes specifically designed with pregnancy in mind. I learned a lot about breathing techniques and correct posture during pregnancy. These techniques proved invaluable during my pregnancy and I used them on a daily basis"

Susie K.

"I was pregnant with my second child and starting to feel the strain of the bump plus hoisting a toddler up and down on my body and in particular my back. I really enjoyed Clare’s teaching style and I could tell that the classes would be really helpful for me as my pregnancy progressed. Doing Clare’s classes before having my baby definitely strengthened my body and prepared it for labour. My body, especially my core and back, felt super strong during labour and I’m sure that the exercise had a real impact on how my labour progressed positively and helped my recovery afterwards"

Rachel C.

"I was very tired during the early stages of pregnancy and worried I wouldn't have the energy or the strength to do classes. I needn't have worried though as there are options depending on how you're feeling. I felt really energised after the first class and it was nice to feel my muscles wake-up. I hadn't exercised at all for the first 15/16 weeks of pregnancy and had been feeling sluggish. I actually felt like it was possible to do some toning during pregnancy when I finished the first class! I signed up because of the way I felt when I left the first class. It gave me hope that I might be able to maintain some sort of a figure by taking the classes"

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