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Romana’s Pilates

Romana’s Pilates I teach Romana’s Pilates. When I tell people that I teach Pilates they never ask what style. In the mind of the general public Pilates has become a generic term - “such as yoga or karate”. However within the Pilates community it is sometimes a bilious issue. Is it Classical? Is it Contemporary?…
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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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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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