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Pilates Mat Exercises with a Thera Band

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 Thera Band. Try them out and let...

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Virtual Teaching Setup Tips for Pilates Teachers and Studio Owners

 

I hope you all are doing well despite the fact that we're all staying at home but we're making the best of it.

I have asked my good friends from The Pilates Studio in Hadley, Massachusetts here on a call with me today. They have a brick and mortar studio which they had to close during the...

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Pilates Mat Exercises with Yoga Blocks

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 Yoga Blocks. Try them out and let...

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How To Teach Pilates Online During COVID-19

 

Many Pilates teachers and studio owners are finding themselves in a totally new arena right now. Instead of being with our students in the studio, we're trying to navigate a new world of teaching Pilates while social distancing. Naturally, a ton of questions are popping up.

I recently video...

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How to Choose the Best Roll Down Bar for Your Pilates Cadillac

 

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a long and a short roll down bar on the Trapeze Table (aka Cadillac) or your Tower? Does it make a difference if the eye bolts are attached on the outside or the inside of the bar? I’ll try to shed some light. 

The two Roll-Down...

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The Best Foam Roller on the Market Today

 

I tend to be very conservative about new props. Just because someone invented and produced a new product, doesn’t mean it’s good. Who says it does something that I can’t also achieve with a prop that I already have.

Browsing for products in a catalog or online you can’t...

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Pilates for Degenerative Disc Disease

If you or your student were diagnosed with degenerative disc disease, you are probably wondering if Pilates is safe for DDD. Which Pilates exercises are good for me? Which exercises are contraindicated?

When the discs of our spine are healthy, they act as cushions and shock absorbers between...

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How To Master the Pilates Boomerang One Step at a Time

Boomerang is an advanced Pilates mat exercise where the whole body gets to join in on the fun. When you look at it closely, it combines several famous Pilates positions, like The Hundred, Roll Over, Teaser, and a little bit of Double Leg Kicks.

With so much going on, it's easy to make...

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The Truth About Your Mobility That You Need to Know

I won't beat around the bush. Here it is: No-one is flexible everywhere or nowhere. In other words, someone who is mostly flexible still has stiff areas. Someone who is mostly tight can have flexible areas. It's one of those instances that allows us to see the world more than just black and...

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How To Cue Your Student's Posture in Standing Pilates Exercises

How do you make sure that you have good alignment in standing exercises? 

Maybe you’ve heard that you should stack the pelvis over the ankles, and the ribcage over the pelvis, and the head over the ribcage. Kind of like stacking Jenga pieces on top of each other to create a strong and...

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