Postnatal - The Core Collective

Postnatal - The Core Collective

Challenging postnatal core workouts designed to reconnect, reactivate & strengthen your abdominals after pregnancy and childbirth. These workouts are designed for any woman who has recently closed their ab separation following pregnancy and childbirth. These workouts will challenge your new found connection and safely build strength and endurance to your deep core. These workouts, known as the primary series, form the foundation of your core reactivation, appropriate only after healing your Diastasis Recti.

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Postnatal - The Core Collective
  • 11 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

  • 10 mins - Core - Pilates Ball (Postnatal)

  • 11 Mins - Core - Small Ball (Postnatal)

    Join Ali to mindfully & safely connect to your core to build back your strength

  • 9 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    Once you have closed your separation you need to focus on shortening up the more superficial layers of the abs - the 6 pack and obliques. This is a wonderful workout to begin that process. If you feel any tugging on the midline or are unable to stay connected in any of the exercises - stop and co...

  • 13 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    This is a postnatal core workout designed for any woman who has recently closed their ab separation following pregnancy and childbirth. These workouts will challenge your new found connection and safely build strength and endurance to your deep core. These workouts, known as the primary series, f...

  • 14 Mins - Core - Block (Postnatal)

    This is the perfect workout to try if you've recently closed your diastasis and ready to challenge the new found connection! Ali also focuses on reactivating the psoas in the workout. The Psoas is a crucial deep core muscles that requires your attention - a healthy, strong psoas will mean better,...

  • 14 Mins - Core - Foam Roller (Postnatal)

    We have avoided doing any flexion for a long time but if you have closed your diastasis, challenged your connection in all different positions and feel ready for the next progression this core workout is for you. Ali uses the foam roller in all different positions to find neutral, challenge, bala...

  • 8 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    Planking is such an awesome way to increase your over-all body strength and a wonderful position to challenge your abdominals in neutral - join Ali as she moves through a planking series down to the mat to finish with some roll-ups.

  • 13 Mins - Core - Small Ball (Postnatal)

    Join Ali as she challenges her abdominal connection with the small ball. There is a lot of flexion in this workout so if you have not completely closed your diastasis make sure you do that first and then return when you're ready!

  • 14 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    Now that you have healed your diastasic it's time to challenge the connection of the muscles in different positions and also to begin to introduce some flexion into your workouts. This is the perfect ab workout to try once you have healed the separation but still feeling some weakness in your cor...

  • 9 Mins - Core - Small Ball (Postnatal)

    This is a core focused workout that is ideal for the postnatal woman who has completely closed her Diastasis and is looking really challenge her abdomonial strength. There is particular emphasis on pelvic floor connection to inner thigh activation and with the inclusion of some flexion - this wor...

  • 8 Mins - Core - Block (Postnatal)

    As your abdominal strength grows you will want to challenge your core connection in different positions - this workout does the fundamental exercises you've been working on but challenges you by doing them in table top. These workouts, known as the primary series, form the foundation of your core...

  • 14 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    Oh Yeah - you've been working so hard to close that diastasis and you're now ready to move on from the primary series to some more challenging ab exercises and positions - one of Ali's favorite core workouts this takes you from standing all the way down to roll-ups and even teaser! Modifications ...

  • 8 Mins - Core - Block (Postnatal)

    This is a quick workout to target the core in a primary abdominal series that focuses on the fundamental exercises but challenges the connection by being in tabletop. This is the perfect series to do at the beginning of your workout to help you find that pelvic stability and connection to the bod...

  • 13 Mins - Core - Block (Postnatal)

    This is the perfect workout for you to do when you have closed your diastasis and wanting to challenge the connection of the TVA and pelvic floor whilst also beginning to shorten all the other abdominal muscles. These workouts, known as the primary series, form the foundation of your core reactiv...

  • 16 Mins - Core - Small Ball & Block (Postnatal)

    Using props to challenge connection and balance this core workout is perfect for when you are ready to move on from the primary abs series and want to be challenged with more flexion and advanced exercises.

  • 9 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    This is a wonderful core workout to build towards once you have done all the hard work of closing your separation, completing the primary series and feel ready to include some more challenging flexion. This workout is preparing you for your return to the complete Pilates abdominal repertoire.

  • 10 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    The primary ab series requires you to have closed your diastasic and be ready to include some more challenging positions and exercises. This workout is done in plank and ask you to find some great shoulder stability and hamstring strength while staying connected to your spine the whole time. Thes...

  • 16 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    During our pregnancy we have limited rotation available in the mid spine - In this workout Ali combines lots of neutral core work with rotation and yoga inspired poses. One Ali's favorite workouts - every time you do this workout you will see how you have progressed in a different way!

  • 7 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    The goal of this quick core workout is to perfect your pelvic tilt and challenge the low belly connection. This workout is good for any moms who have closed their Diastasis and are able to keep their belly puling in throughout the entire workout! Less than 10 mins!!

  • 8 Mins - Core - No Props (Postnatal)

    The all fours position is a great place to challenge not only your deep core connection but the stability of your shoulders, spine and pelvis. This workout is good for a postnatal woman who has closed her diastasis & wants to challenge the connection.

  • 14 Mins - Core - Small Ball (Postnatal)

    Our abdominal muscles stretch more than 50% during pregnancy so as we begin to retrain them we not only have to close the separation but also work to shorten all the different layers of muscles. Join Ali for this workout using the small ball as she works to find reconnection and tone for her 6 pa...

  • 6 Mins - Ab Separation/Diastasis Recti Check (Postnatal)

    Almost every postnatal woman will have some degree of Diastasis Recti/Abdominal Separation. The first and crucial step is to close the gap. Learning how to self-assess your Diastasis Recti is an important part of the healing process. Follow along with Ali as she takes you through a step-by-step d...

  • 19 Mins - Core - Block (Postnatal)

    Try Ali's favorite TVA exercises in all the different positions! This workout is a great one to do when working on flattening that Mommy Tummy! The only way to heal your Diastasis Recti is with patience, repetition and consistency. It's unfair but there is no rushing your recovery. In this TVA fo...