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”

Exploring March MATness

March MATness is my favorite time of year. I enjoy promoting the mat exercises because you take these with you anywhere! The only equipment needed is a mat. Some exercises can be done standing if laying on the floor is difficult. With a little knowledge and creativity you can practice anytime!  Do you wonder whyContinue reading “Exploring March MATness”

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”

Pilates is Feeling the Motion

When you did Pilates for the first time did it feel easy or difficult and you thought you might die? Was it mat class or an equipment class? Was it a group class or a private session? Did you come to class thinking you had strong muscle groups as well as some weaker ones?  SometimesContinue reading “Pilates is Feeling the Motion”