Chair-based pilates video workout
Video: Chair pilates
This video demonstrates how to do pilates using a chair.
Media review due: 5 August 2025
See exercise video safety information
The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.
Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:
- you have any concerns about your health
- you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
- you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms
Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.
About this video
This pilates-inspired workout is suitable for people who have difficulty getting down on the floor and prefer the support of a chair.
Use a chair with a flat, firm backrest and a flat, firm seat. The class is about 30 minutes long.
Regular pilates practice can help improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility, as well as relieve stress and tension.
These fitness videos have been created by InstructorLive and range from 10 to 45 minutes. Please note that these videos are recorded sessions of previously live webcasts.
If you're recovering from an injury or have a health condition, speak to a GP before following these classes.
Page last reviewed: 14 August 2019
Next review due: 14 August 2022