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pilates

Why I Turned To Bootcamp After 15 Years As A Pilates Instructor

Trust me, that mind/body connection really came in handy.

Lara Hudson
November 13 2016

The Popular Workout That's Great For Healing Injuries

The fact that it strengthens your core is also a nice bonus.

Karena Wu
November 4 2016

I Had Panic Attacks Every Single Day — Then I Tried Yoga

"I didn't come into yoga for the fad of it. I was initially there for the breath because I didn't have it."

Shauna Harrison
October 6 2016

5 Pilates Moves You Can Do Anywhere

Who says you need to Pilates in a studio?

Sylvia Ostrowska
July 18 2016

The Simple Mistake Almost Everyone Makes At Spin Class (And How To Fix It)

Imagine that your "cheeks" have headlights on them, and shine them at the bike behind you.

Cassie Piasecki
June 25 2016

The Core-Strengthening Moves That Will Make You A Better Athlete

These super-effective core exercises will improve your stability and form.

Abby Suskin
May 14 2016

5 Moves That Target Your Deep Core

One thing we all have in common is the need to have a strong core. No matter how strong and chiseled your abs may or may not look, a deep core...

Andrea Speir
March 31 2016

I'm A Pilates Instructor + I Don't Want A 6-Pack. Here's Why

In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a...

Jennifer Dene
December 15 2015

5 Surprising Reasons To Do Pilates (They're Not What You Think!)

Pilates can make your body look lean and toned, but there is so much more to gain from a regular Pilates practice. Here are five surprising benefits...

Cassie Piasecki
August 19 2015

6 Exercises To Strengthen Your Core & Improve Posture

Your core is the center unit of your entire body. It stabilizes your spine, pelvis, ribs and shoulders, so it's no surprise that the stronger your...

Nicola Reilly
June 5 2015

5 Stretches For Tight Hips & Hamstrings

One of the reasons people come to Pilates is that they want to work on their flexibility. Usually it’s their hips and hamstrings that need the most...

Kristen Matthews
May 15 2015

Bored Of Your Workout? 5 Reasons To Give Pilates Another Shot

As a young athlete, I'd been taught to constantly push my body during practice. Fatigue and pain were signs of failure and not that my body might be...

Detox & Energize With This Yoga-Inspired Workout

Exercise is crucial to help release toxins, move them out of your body and reenergize your system. This energy sculpt sequence is intense, but still...

Jessi Andricks
April 1 2015

5 Yoga-Inspired Moves To Strengthen Your Joints

I fell in love with yoga in my mid-twenties. Having retained my flexibility from many childhood years as a gymnast, yoga fit like a glove. I practiced...

Lara Hudson
March 24 2015

5 Reasons Everyone Should Try Pilates (Even If You Think It's Not For You)

Have an injury? Does chronic pain or illness make it hard for you to exercise? Feel like you don't have a lot of time with your busy schedule? Want to...

Kelly Roberts
March 12 2015

5 Pilates Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Yoga Practice

Pilates and yoga are two very different practices that support each other beautifully. The strength and precision of Pilates balances the freedom of...

Justine Malick
March 7 2015