Form Fix: The Hip Twist

Once you start learning Pilates, you realize that that every exercise builds on another. The mat exercises form the basis of movements on the reformer and cadillac; which is further intensified or supported on equipments like the ladder barrel, spine corrector, and arc barrel. It all circles back. I call them “Circle of Life” exercise. Like in the Lion King. …

Form Fix: Single leg stretch

“So, is Pilates like, really good for my core?” – said every sorority girl on the planet. Why yes, Janice. It is indeed. Janice and her mythical sorority sisters love Pilates because someone on TV said it’s great for abs. I love coaching these women because they become Pilates Evangelicals once they learn how ab-mazing Pilates is. But that’s not to …

Form Fix: The Rollover

We rolling into the New Year like…. Weeeeeeeeee!!! Clearly, I’m not wasting time so let’s get into it. The Pilates Rollover is an excellent exercise for opening up the sacrum and mobilizing the spine. It’s important that we master this because it appears across all the Pilates equipment in many glorious variations. You’d be surprised how most of us forget …