Four common misalignments and how to correct them.

Four common misalignments and how to correct them.

Pilates can help you correct typical misalignments.  One of the benefits of Pilates is that it can help you correct common misalignments. If you’re trying to make the corrections on your own, start by identifying the parts that need to be realigned. Facing Front Stand...
Four ways to modify your Pilates practice for back pain.

Four ways to modify your Pilates practice for back pain.

You can continue your Pilates practice even with back pain. The latest research supports the benefits of exercise for overcoming back pain. Pilates can be particularly beneficial because it strengthens the core muscles needed to support your back and promotes balanced...
How to deepen your practice using the Pilates principles.

How to deepen your practice using the Pilates principles.

The principles are the foundation of the practice. The wonderful thing about Pilates is that you never perfect the practice. As with life, there is always a new challenge or opportunity to improve. I’ve been introducing the Pilates principles at the start of my...
Six props to enhance your pilates practice.

Six props to enhance your pilates practice.

Props improve form and increase the challenge. If you’re new to Pilates, props will offer support. I’ll often add them into a class after I see how people move. Working in proper alignment is hard especially if your body has been conditioned for a...
How to start a Pilates practice and what to expect.

How to start a Pilates practice and what to expect.

Build core strength and balance your body. The original method was developed by Joseph Pilates and has since evolved into many different styles referred to as modern or contemporary Pilates. Given the variety of styles being taught, it’s difficult to say exactly what...

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