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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  The 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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What is the Pilates System?

Sys·tem ˈsistəm/ “A set of principles or procedures according to which something is done; an organized scheme or method.” Using the Reformer and the Mat in combination is how the originator of the method got results that made history. In classical training this is called “Pilates Systems”, and forms the engine that makes Pilates work.…
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Old Year/New Year

Marking out our lives by years and dates is convenient for organizing events, but time is fluid and all events are dictated by cause-and-effect. Over the years I have learned how to better organize my projects, but time slips away. On the weekends when there is less to-do (or I just decide to let it…
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