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pilates

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

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 Reasons To Do Planks Every Day

When it comes to core workouts, no exercise beats the plank in terms of effectiveness and time (not even crunches).

Nora Tobin
February 17 2015

Yoga Or Pilates: Which Is Right For You? (Infographic)

Between the abundance of yoga and pilates classes abound, are you still left wondering just which practice is best suited for you?

January 22 2015

6 Pilates Exercises To Help You Stay Sane On An Airplane

The hustle and bustle of airplane travel can cause even the best of us to forget our most deeply ingrained exercise mantras. So if your "ohm" goes out...

Christie Seaver
November 17 2014

10-Minute Core Sequence For A Digestive Detox

When your digestive system gets overloaded with toxins from what we eat, drink, breathe and think, you may find yourself feeling bloated, sluggish...

Jessi Andricks
November 1 2014

10-Minute Pilates Workout To Reverse The Effects Of Sitting All Day

A quick and effective combinations of stretches to offset a day of sitting.

Jessi Andricks
October 14 2014

Stuck At Work? 6 Pilates Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

With interest spreading at a rate that might have surprised Joseph Pilates himself, it’s no wonder men and women are thinking beyond the mat and...

Christie Seaver
October 7 2014

Johnny Weir On Sochi, Skating, & Living An Authentic Life

If you've paid any attention to figure skating in the past decade, chances are you've been charmed by Johnny Weir. This two-time Olympian dazzled...

February 7 2014

10 Easy Ways To Improve Your Health

The time for making official New Year's resolutions may have passed, but it's never too late to reshape and revitalize your lifestyle.

Jessica Sepel
February 20 2013

Why Dudes Should Do Pilates

I've been a personal trainer in New York City for four years now, and whenever I tell new male clients that we'll be incorporating Pilates in our...

Greg Sher
January 8 2013

8 Reasons to Exercise for Near-Instant Gratification

It’s no secret that exercise can help you live longer by lessening your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and cancer. You would think this...

Kristen Matthews
October 25 2012

10 Reasons Why I LOVE Pilates

Is it possible that one exercise system can keep inspiring and challenging you to be your very best self, help you create the body you were always...

Jennifer Kries
September 20 2012

Rest: The Importance of Slowing Down

Taking a moment in your life to rest and recuperate could do wonders for your day-to-day life

Jessica Sepel
September 18 2012

10 Minute Yoga & Pilates Abs Sequence for Home

While I love teaching my yoga and Pilates classes, I’m not a fan of going to the gym for a full-on balls-to-the-wall workout.

Erin Motz
May 25 2012

30 Rock Abs: 8 Yoga & Pilates Exercises I Used for My Guest Appearance

I moved to Manhattan from Pocatello, Idaho 18 years ago to pursue my dream of becoming an actress. In the early 90’s at NYU Tisch School of the Arts,...

Kristin McGee
May 15 2012

Yoga or Pilates: 3 Things to Think About

I am a full-time Pilates instructor. My clients who know I practice yoga daily ask me questions such as “what do you prefer yoga or Pilates”, “was it...

Nicola Yvette
April 9 2012