Category Archives: Pilates Benefits

3 Pilates Tips for Stronger Knees

Safe, non-weight bearing, no-squat, no-impact, foundational exercises for unstable knees. Don’t let knee pain force you to surrender your exercise regimen. With the right approach you can coax your knees to happy functional movement in just a few months. No-one can make a total physical change using just 3 exercises, but most knees can be…
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Pilates Cross-Training for Bike Back

Yay For May! Getting back in the saddle is exhilarating, but the crunched over bike back, and tension dealing with traffic, can send your back and neck into spams.  To relieve the strain of this posture, and for cross-training, Pilates covers a lot of bases. Using the Reformer gives you resistance training, and the Pilates…
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What is the Pilates System?

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…
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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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