Category Archives: Kinesia Pilates classes

How To Pick Up Your Pace in Pilates

How to Pick Up Your Pace in Pilates Pilates is a form of high intensity interval training, but not until you master the Reformer and Mat sequences AND know how to use the Reformer straps and settings smoothly. To get a sweaty workout in Pilates you need to move through about 30 movement sequences with…
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3 Ways to Improve Your Pilates Teaser

3 Ways to Improve Your Pilates Teaser ┬áThe Pilates Teaser is appropriately named because it is so difficult to get right! It is considered a transitional exercise between Beginner to Intermediate level, and is a rite of passage for any serious student of Pilates. You should have a solid Teaser before progressing to back-bends and…
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Pilates Mind, Body, Spirit

"The acquirement and enjoyment of physical well-being, mental calm and spiritual peace are priceless to their possessors." - Joe Pilates Joe Pilates saw a world in chaos. A German citizen living in England in WWI, he was considered to be potential enemy alien, and forced to stay in an internment camp on the Isle of…
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Pilates Reformer or Mat – Which is Right for You?

It is well known that Pilates promotes core strength, however a Pilates workout is not 55 minutes of laying on your back finding your bellybutton. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, the classic Pilates workout is progressive full body movement sequences done with attention to alignment, which offers excellent general athletic conditioning. Whether…
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