Just Imagine the strength riding a horse requires. This is not brute strength that powers through every move. The strength of a rider is found in her precision, control and coordination. Pilates is an excellent practice for any equestrian whether she is a dressage rider using the subtle movements of her pelvis to guide […]
Proper alignment is an integral part of exercising your muscles evenly in Pilates. Learn how to find your body’s midline in Pilates in this how-to video from About.com.
The inner thigh can be a tough area to tone up and skim down. Learn how to use an exercise ball to tone your inner thigh in this Pilates video from About.com.
Trying out your first Pilates Class? his exercise video from About.com gives you the run-down on how to dress, what to bring, and what to inform the instructor of for a Pilates class.
From About.com: “In Pilates it’s imperative to master proper breathing, protect your neck and disassociate arm and torso movements for an optimal workout. Learn the fundemental Pilates movements in this how-to video from About.com.”
The circle is a great way to add resistance to any home Pilates workout or Pilates mat class. This is a 3 minute workout for your arms.
These Pilates exercises can help runners begin to strengthen the core which will help the low back and rib cage handle impact from running much better.
The circle is a great way to add resistance to any home program or mat class. With this small apparatus you can challenge your legs and arms while doing core work. This 3 minute workout will tone the abdominals, inner thighs, and arms all in just a few moments.
Holly is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher and a Polestar Pilates Studio Practitioner. Outside of the studio, she is a a bookseller, with additional interests in winter mountain climbing, Crossfit, running, bicycling, skiing, bouldering, paddleboarding, and geeking out on movement theory. Her favorite part of teaching is helping clients find movement they thought […]