Pre-Choreographed Workout 7: Unlocking Posture & Toning the Lower Body


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  • This PCW is recommended for Certified Level 1 Instructors and higher.

Instructors in the Aging Backwards® track:

  • This PCW is recommended for Certified Level 3 Instructors and higher.


With Essentrics Co-Founder Sahra Esmonde-White

This workout will create lean, strong muscles with kicks, lunges, and pliés, and release tension in the hips and hamstrings through deep stretches. This workout will also unlock tension in the neck, shoulders and back. Your students will improve their posture as they gain strength and freedom of movement.


  • Increase strength through leg toning exercises
  • Promote weight loss
  • Release tension in the upper and lower body
  • Improve posture

Demographic: All fitness levels
Pace: Medium, fast
Music: Downloadable playlist included. Also available on iTunes and Spotify.
Released: 2015

Workout Variations

  • 60 min Standing & Floor
  • 45 min Standing & Floor
  • 30 min Standing & Floor (Toning Class)
  • 30 min Standing & Floor (Stretch Class)



  • Trademark #1: Spinal Rolls and shoulder mobility
  • Side-to-Side Lunges: Challenging sequence at a medium to a fast pace
  • Arms: Involves finger & wrist mobility, forearm strength as well as arm toning
  • Kicks: Fun and challenging sequences of Kicks working full strength and mobility of the hips
  • Pliés: Heel Raisers and Ceiling Reaches
  • Trademark #2: Neck and shoulder release rotations
  • Calf Sequence: This includes psoas and quad stretches, Bicycles, and Musketeer's Bow for full lower-body flexibility and balance.


  • Floor Work: Challenging, sculpting and strengthening exercise sequences for abs, thighs (inner and outer) glutes, and quads.
  • Floor Stretch: A deep stretch sequence using PNF, targeting all the muscles of the lower body including the IT band, hamstrings, groin and glutes. Finishes with a full song for relaxing neck and spine stretches.


Sahra Esmonde-White
CEO and co-founder of Essentrics
Essentrics TV workout host

Sahra  Esmonde-White is co-founder and CEO of Essentrics and host of the Essentrics Workout Series created by Miranda Esmonde-White. She has produced over 300 fitness television shows, as well as the award-winning PBS docuseries, Aging Backwards and Forever Painless—airing nationwide on PBS and American Public Television.

Named one of Canada’s top health experts by both Fashion Magazine and Flare, two of North America’s top women’s publications—her workout series has received several awards in Canada and the UK. Sahra works closely with celebrities such as Canadian actress Sarah Gadon, currently starring in the CBC/Netflix miniseries adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace, and Olympians and professional athletes including the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens. With a bachelor’s degree in economics and graduate studies in public health, Sahra has made it her life’s mission to help people lead healthy lives through intelligent fitness and a thoughtful lifestyle. Her most recent project involves reviving her grandmother’s gardens and apothecary.