Tips for Your Roll Up

The roll up is an exercise that sometimes can feel as smooth as melted butter and other days can feel like a rocky road. The days where it feels complicated are frustrating. When I started Pilates I had days where I felt the same. The question on my mind was, ‘why did it feel soContinue reading “Tips for Your Roll Up”

Try this Exercise to Release Stress & Tension

Do you currently experience stress during your workday or daily life? The situation we’re in can be tough and if you find yourself having extra stress, you’re not alone. Stress can be the cause of low back pain in addition to movement patterns and it’s affecting your psoas. There are a few simple ways toContinue reading “Try this Exercise to Release Stress & Tension”

Why is Imagery Used in Pilates?

During your Pilates session online or in person, you will notice the use of imagery. Imagery is visualizations for how your body moves, looks, and feels. These images help you do the movement with ease. They enhance your movement just like the way spices enhance your food. While doing a private session you can’t alwaysContinue reading “Why is Imagery Used in Pilates?”

Why We Breathe

“Breathing is the first act of life and the last.” Joseph H Pilates Breathing is one of the foundational movements of Pilates and there’s even an exercise called Breathing! It seems silly to discuss breathing because we do it everyday without thinking. But the type of breathing in Pilates is diaphragmatic breathing. It’s a deeperContinue reading “Why We Breathe”