Mike’s Pilates Perspective

Today’s blog post is brought to you by my husband, Mike. Mike has been with me since the start of my Pilates journey and he’s begun his own journey this year! My wife has proven to be a deep vessel for knowledge and practice of Pilates.  I love learning about her personal practice, and the joyContinue reading “Mike’s Pilates Perspective”

Footwork: The Massage for Your Feet

If you’ve ever done a classical reformer workout you know you start with footwork. Usually Pilates V, Bird on a Perch, Heels, and Lower Lift. The different foot positions help open your feet, create flexibility, and even prepare you for more difficult exercises. But we can end up doing footwork using our larger more developedContinue reading “Footwork: The Massage for Your Feet”

Marrying the Body

Have you considered marrying parts of your body with other parts? How do you typically think of your body? Upper, lower, middle, arms, legs, front, back, side? Throughout a Pilates workout we want to move the body in all directions meaning flexion, extension, lateral flexion, and lateral rotation. But to do any of those fourContinue reading “Marrying the Body”