Category Archives: Kinesia Pilates classes

Pick Up Your Pace in Pilates

Pick Up Your Pace in Pilates To get cardio Pilates workout you need to move through at least 30+ movement sequences in 50 minutes with dynamic energy. Keep in mind that each sequence has 2-3 variations at each rep. Pilates can make you sweat and burn calories, but not until you master the Reformer and…
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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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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?

Pilates System The Reformer and the Mat are designed to work together as a system. The goal is to get a workout that engages your brain, moves your body on all planes, and stimulates breathing and circulation.  What is best for beginners? In general the Reformer is considered the best way to start. The frame,…
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