Mind Body Pilates Challenge // Day 1

Hi Beauties!

Our Mind Body Pilates Challenge workouts are all available in our membership site: The Balanced Life Sisterhood.
CLICK HERE to learn more!

In this 15-minute Pilates workout, I’ll lead you through some of the foundational Pilates principles and exercises to set you up for success. You’ll work your abs, strengthen your arms, tone your legs, breathe deeply, and release tension from head to toe.



PS – Public enrollment for The Balanced Life Sisterhood will officially close on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018. Join now to get in with the Spring 2018 class. You’ll be surrounded by an entire tribe of women who are starting out just like you!


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What I’m Wearing:

Lorna Jane Gentle Support F/L Tight // Lole Jane Tank // Lole Beth Tee (similar)


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  1. Lisa 8 months ago

    Amazing thankyou robin

  2. Caroline 8 months ago

    Have just completed 1st day challenge
    really enjoyed it thank you

  3. Catriona Barnes 8 months ago

    Day 1 completed, thanks.

    • Bluesky 8 months ago

      Day 1 ✅ Jenny

  4. Kathy 8 months ago

    Day 1 challenge completed! Looking forward to Day 2!

  5. Ashley moon 8 months ago

    Have completed the first day challenge – loved it ! Thank you 😊

  6. Bev 8 months ago

    Wonderful way to start the busy week! Thanks Robin.

  7. Emily 8 months ago

    Day 1 – great intro! Thank you x

  8. Beth 8 months ago

    Just finished my 1st day challenge!! I loved it ! Thank you Robin 😃

  9. Liz 8 months ago

    Completed Day 1. Thank you very much.

  10. Vicki 8 months ago

    Thank you Robin, just finished 1st day challenge!

  11. carriecouture 8 months ago

    Day 1 was great! Thank you!

  12. Tineall 8 months ago

    Great way to start the morning! Day 1 💖

  13. Jo-Anne 8 months ago

    Did my first Day!! feeling better already!

  14. Miriam 8 months ago

    Enjoyed day 1. Looking forward to tomorrow.

  15. Callie 8 months ago

    Day 1 done! Thank you for this! Getting back in shape and losing weight are my goal. I can feel stomach muscles I haven’t felt in years!!! 😃

  16. Laura Estes 8 months ago

    Feel hopeful and blessed to be doing this 10-day challenge.

  17. Tracy 8 months ago

    Day 1 challenge completed! On my way.

  18. Natalia o 8 months ago

    Shorts n sweet but I want more!! Loved it.

  19. Cheryl 8 months ago

    This was great! Loved it. Thanks so much!

  20. Tessa 8 months ago

    That was great! Challenging but doable! Can’t wait for tomorrow!

  21. Karen 8 months ago

    Thank you happy to be a part of the group, great way to feel empowered for the day

  22. Sharie 8 months ago

    What a great start to my day! So glad I joined this challenge!!!!

  23. Sharon O'Sullivan 8 months ago

    That was a great start to first 15 min session, thank you

  24. Charlotte VanderBent 8 months ago

    Day 1 accomplished! Including the goal setting – great idea:) Also, love the location! Snowy over here in MI.

  25. Petra 8 months ago

    What a lovely way to begin the week. Thank you!

  26. Nancy 8 months ago

    Day 1 down, feeling energized. Thank you Robin for providing the program of physical & mental encouragement.

  27. Carolyn 8 months ago

    done and done!! didn’t realize how tight my body was just doing those simple exercises!

  28. Esther M. 8 months ago

    That was GREAT!! Perfect way to start Day 1 … can’t wait for the rest of the challenge!! Thank you!

  29. Ty 8 months ago

    Day 1 completed! I can’t wait for day 2

  30. Rhonda 8 months ago

    I did my work out for the day. I am going to jump rope for 15 min. every day for the next 10 day.

  31. Beth 8 months ago

    This is a fun addition to my walking! I needed something to freshen things up! Completed the first day!

  32. Carole Dota 8 months ago

    Thank you! I really enjoyed this 🙂

  33. Lois 8 months ago

    Completed my first workout. Awesome start to the day 🤗

  34. Kim 8 months ago

    First day done and dusted. Thanks Robin. Look forward to tomorrow xx

  35. Dawn failes 8 months ago

    Enjoyed day 1 thanks. Don’t have Twitter

  36. Katrina 8 months ago

    Thank you for a great workout, very clear instructions and not too rushed.

  37. Francie 8 months ago

    Am I the only one who thought I would die??? LOL! Seriously, this was way harder (just the part where I was supposed to keep my head and shoulders up) than I thought and I couldn’t do it all. I could do it if/when I put my head down. The rest of it was fabulous.

  38. Wendy 8 months ago

    Day 1 of challenge completed. As a complete novice it was tougher than I thought it would be.
    Liked the workout and it was easy to follow at a nice pace, thankyou Robin.

  39. Danni Martin 8 months ago

    That went by too fast!

  40. Judy 8 months ago

    Day 1 completed. I enjoy Pilates but have some neck and lower back issues. I have to keep head on the mat to do the hair birds. Will I get the same benefit?

    • Sarah Stoll 8 months ago

      Hi Judy! Yes! Many participants have trouble with their neck, so this is a great modification! 🙂

  41. Judy 8 months ago

    Sorry that should have said hundreds.

  42. Joan 8 months ago

    On vacation in Florida but ran to my room and did the first day challenge!!

  43. Sarah 8 months ago

    Thought i’d give this a go in the UK. Fantastic. Thanks.

  44. Chris 8 months ago

    Just completed day 1. Way to go all of us. C u back tomorrow

  45. Kirsty Kendall 8 months ago

    Loved kicking off this challenge today. This workout was not what i expected and it reminded me of why i love Pilates so much! I did the one from today twice. Thankful to have found Robin, it honestly felt like you were in the room with me, correcting my posture when i needed it.

  46. Talia 8 months ago

    Wow that 15 mins went so quickly ! Look forward to tomorrow .

  47. Kate 8 months ago

    Day 1 Done – Kate in the UK 💋

  48. Julie 8 months ago

    Thanks, Robin.

  49. Josie 8 months ago

    1st day complete a good start thankyou.

  50. Annie 8 months ago

    Completed day one thank you

  51. Amanda 8 months ago

    Just completed day one with my hubby! Looking forward to tomorrows workout. Thanks Robin.

  52. ximena 8 months ago

    I had a terrible backache, and after the challenge today I feel much better. thanks a lot

  53. joanna venn 8 months ago

    Just did my 15 mins. Was a nice little work out. Looking forward to tomorrows and hoping it might be a little harder. Xx

  54. Hardip 8 months ago

    Feel ready for bed now! Thank you. Looking forward to tomorrow.

  55. Karine 8 months ago

    Day 1 done!

  56. Karen 8 months ago

    Just finished day one! Thank you. Exactly what I needed to get back into exercising!

  57. Mary 8 months ago

    Just finished day #1 looking forward to day #2

  58. Erika 8 months ago

    Just finished day 1….thank you

  59. Linda 8 months ago

    Day 1 done thanks😊For the burn it was great

  60. Janice Ranck 8 months ago

    Thanks for the nice time…

  61. Sheila DelCharco 8 months ago

    Thanks for hosting this! I just completed day 1 and it felt great! Your cuing was spot on!

  62. Michelle Bartfai 8 months ago

    Day 1 complete; feeling the burn already. Thank you so much!

  63. Leigh 8 months ago

    Just finished Day 1. It felt awesome!!! Thanks😊

  64. Sunny 8 months ago

    Thanks Robin, that was great

  65. Lucy 8 months ago

    Day 1 done.Thank-You.

  66. Char 8 months ago

    Day 1 done
    Will be back tomorrow!

  67. Annette Hallett 8 months ago

    Got a late start, feels great!

  68. Amy 8 months ago

    Great intro- I want more! Love the up-front comment about counting… that makes two of us!

  69. Lynette 8 months ago

    Completed day one! So easy to follow – thank you Robin! Goal set- To feel stronger in my core and more focused on my health!

  70. rachel.pata 8 months ago

    Day 1 complete! Thank you!

  71. Lorie 8 months ago

    Thanks Robin! I enjoyed the first day!

  72. Andrea 8 months ago

    Excellent start to the challenge! Thank you Robin! Looking forward to the next 9 days 🙂

  73. Shirley 8 months ago

    Good 1st session, not bad at all. Kept up almost the full time. Looking forward to tomorrow

  74. Elaine Soundd 8 months ago

    Day one done! Now if I can just work on drinking enough water each day!

  75. Deb Leese 8 months ago

    Good first session! A day late but I did it

  76. Frances 8 months ago

    Just completed day 1 (a day late!) I am so thrilled I made it!!!

  77. Maddie 8 months ago

    Day 1 completed albeit a day late!

  78. Kay 8 months ago

    Completed day 1 thank you. looking forward to the journey.

  79. sally 8 months ago

    great, thank you

  80. Raeleen Turner 8 months ago

    I’ve done all of the 8 days so far and its been great!! Thank you

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