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Pilates Mat Exercises with Hand Weights

As much as we love Pilates mat work on its own, adding props can be a fun way to add some variety. Depending on how you use them, they can make an exercise more challenging or they can assist you through challenging movements. 

The exercises below use hand weights. Try them out and let...

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Pilates Mat Exercises with the Magic Circle

As much as we love Pilates mat work on its own, adding props can be a fun way to add some variety. Depending on how you use them, they can make an exercise more challenging or they can assist you through challenging movements. 

The exercises below use a Magic Circle. Try them out and...

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Pilates Home Gym Setup

Can you get a good Pilates workout at home, if you don't have access to equipment? The Pilates apparatuses have a ton of benefits, but practicing at home gives you an awesome opportunity. Being alone with your body, a mat, and a few small props can give you different feedback and help you get in...

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Pilates Exercises with a Stability Ball

As much as we love Pilates mat work on its own, adding props can be a fun way to add some variety. Depending on how you use them, they can make an exercise more challenging or they can assist you through challenging movements. 

The exercises below use a Stability Ball. Try them out and...

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Pilates Mat Workout Routines You Can Do at Home

 

I recently joined forces with Super Sister Fitness to bring you 2 mat workouts you can do at home. They're each 20-minutes long and do not require any special props. All you need to do is hit play and enjoy these full-body routines. 

"Great 20 min workout with slow build up to more...

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Is the C-Shaper Worth It?

 

Have you heard of the C-shaper?

This particular model is made by Stott Merrithew - they call it Spine Supporter. Balanced Body also makes one and they call it C-shaper. It’s the exact same thing.

The C-Shaper has been on my wish list of Pilates accessories for a very long time. I finally...

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Pilates Exercises for Golfers

Golf and Pilates have a lot in common. Both require that your mind be connected to your body. Have you noticed how a tiny change in alignment can have a huge impact on your swing? Pilates will strengthen your mind-body connection and help you create good movement habits, which results in a strong...

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How to Keep Your Pilates Equipment Handles and Reformer Loops Germ-Free

Have you thought about what it will be like when we get back to the studio? Cleaning equipment is not too difficult, but how about those cotton loops and polypropylene handles? 

The easiest solution would be to ask everyone to wear socks and gloves (and not the fingerless kind). But there...

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A Pandemic Task Force for Pilates Teachers

If you're like most Pilates teachers, then you've had a different career or job prior to Pilates. Whether you switched from the corporate world, a career in education or any other field, you've made the decision to step into a more rewarding career. Or so you thought.

Yes, teaching Pilates is...

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27 Pilates Equipment Exercises You Can Do At Home

Do you miss the Pilates equipment when you're not at the studio? Here's how to replicate your favorite equipment exercises at home! You'll just need a mat and some small props if you have them. 

By practicing exercises that you are familiar with in a different environment...

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