Pilates Anywhere

Have you watched an exercise video and followed along wondering if you were doing it correctly? Or been in a class and looked at yourself in the mirror to check your form? Technology is changing and improving and so are the ways to teach Pilates to others. Pilates Anytime is a great website with lotsContinue reading “Pilates Anywhere”

The Seesaw in Pilates

Take a moment to close your eyes and picture a seesaw (or teeter totter). The seesaw is at the playground with no one sitting on it and leaning to one side. Now picture two kids on the seesaw, one heavier than the other. Notice how the seesaw tips to one side because of the weightContinue reading “The Seesaw in Pilates”

Props: Challenge, Tool, or Distraction?

Today’s post is all about props. Are they helping challenge muscles, distract from the exercise, or a tool to help with the exercise? Think back to the first time taking a Pilates class and how you felt. Overwhelmed? Confused? Out of breath? Exhausted? The first timers would probably find the props to be a distraction.Continue reading “Props: Challenge, Tool, or Distraction?”

Living the Pilates Lifestyle

The definition of Lifestyle according to Miriam Webster is: “a particular way of living, the way a person or group of people live.” I write this post because while many people do Pilates and attend Pilates classes or private lessons, I wonder how many live a Pilates lifestyle? Do they think of a lifestyle associatedContinue reading “Living the Pilates Lifestyle”