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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

A Low-Impact Barre Workout With High-Impact Results

Instead of working out faster and harder, take it slower to work more efficiently, regain mental focus and recharge your body. This barre routine uses...

Jessi Andricks
February 22 2015

5 Reasons To Do Planks Every Day

Planks are one of those exercises that will never go out of style, and for good reason. When it comes to core workouts, no exercise beats the plank in...

Nora Tobin
February 17 2015

6 Pilates Moves For A Stronger, Tighter Core

The battle to get up and work out during the winter is tough, and the struggle to eat clean foods is nearly torture. But leave the jolly belly to...

Cassey Ho
February 3 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

How Pilates Is Helping Me Heal From Lyme Disease

Lyme disease derailed life as I knew it and left me scrambling to put the pieces back together. On a good day, my circumstances frustrated me. On a...

Jenny Lelwica Buttaccio
January 20 2015

An Efficient 4-Step Workout To Strengthen Your Core

The holiday season and the vacation time that comes with it can be a blessing, but it can also bring elevated levels of stress into the body.

Jessi Andricks
December 20 2014

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

An Essential Guide To Fashionable & Functional Workout Gear

This past Saturday, I found myself running errands all morning: dry cleaners, bank, pharmacy, library, post office, grocery store. I was dressed in...

Allie White
November 11 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

A Basic Stretching Sequence To Release Tension

Most of us spend our days days sitting, and often with poor posture. This seated sequence will help stretch our spines straight, keep the spine supple...

Laura McDonald
October 28 2014

5 Barre Moves You Can Do Without A Barre (All You Need Is 10 Minutes!)

Wouldn't it be great if you had an hour each day to recharge and energize your body? You know it would.

Alicia Sokol
October 16 2014

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

Traveling can wreak havoc on the body. Whether you're sitting in a car, cramped in a plane seat or toting your luggage around a busy station, travel...

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