Pilates

Pilates Exercise Long Spine

Pilates Exercise Long Spine

Pilates

Pilates Exercise Long Spine Pilates Exercise Long Spine is performed on the Pilates Reformer. Long Stretch or Pilates Long Spine is a very challenging exercise.  It is often first taught on the floor or using all Reformer springs so the carriage... View Article

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Pilates Exercise Reach

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Pilates Exercise Reach Pilates Exercise Reach is performed on a popular device called the Pilates Spine Corrector. The Reach opens the chest and shoulders.  The Reach also utilizes spinal articulation when rolling up and down. Image of and contributed by Cody Robbins, Co-Owner with... View Article

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Pilates Exercise Roll Back

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Pilates Exercise Roll Back Pilates Exercise Roll Back is performed on the Pilates Cadillac. Roll Back utilizes spinal articulation, which is an integral part of Pilates.  Roll Back opens up the spine. Contributed by Andrea, owner of Pilates Andrea, Inc.... View Article

Pilates exercise teaser

Pilates Exercise Teaser

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Pilates Exercise Teaser The Pilates Exercise Teaser is performed on the Pilates Reformer. This group Reformer class is doing Teaser on the Reformer. Teaser can that can be done on the mat and Cadillac as well. Teaser is a movement... View Article

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Pilates Exercise Hundred

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Pilates Exercise Hundred Pilates Exercise Hundred is performed on the Reformer. Hundred can be performed on the mat, but performing it on the Pilates Reformer will add a significant amount of resistance to the exercise. The goal of the Pilates Exercise... View Article

Pilates Exercise Short Spine

Pilates Exercise Short Spine

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Pilates Exercise Short Spine Pilates Exercise Short Spine is performed on the Pilates Reformer. Short Spine is about peeling up from your tailbone while maintaining balanced and maintaining proper spine alignment throughout the movement. As you bring your legs down your will... View Article

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Pilates Exercise Snake

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Pilates Exercise Snake Pilates Exercise Snake is performed on the Pilates Reformer. The benefits of the Pilates Exercise Snake include side strengthening and support. Snake is an advanced exercise that requires balance, control, and a strong center. It should be... View Article

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Finding a Pilates Instructor

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Choosing a Pilates Instructor The experience and certifications of Pilates instructors can vary immensely. We highly recommend you choose an instructor who is certified to teach Pilates. Certification may be obtained through a reputable training facility or school, and should... View Article

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Joseph Pilates – A History

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History of Pilates The Pilates method of exercise was created by Joseph Pilates, who was born in 1880 near Dusseldorf, Germany. Joe was frail as a child, suffering from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. He overcame his physical limitations with... View Article

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Pilates

Pilates

Pilates dramatically transforms the way your body looks, feels and performs. It builds strength without excess bulk, creating a sleek, toned body with slender thighs and a flat abdomen. It teaches body awareness, good posture and easy, graceful movement. Pilates... View Article