This goodie is for @goneadventuringpilates ! Thanks so much for tagging me for #passthepilatesball ! So fun being apart of the fabulous #pilatescommunity ! I am seriously inspired daily by you people. I also love the your feedback and support as I share my love for Pilates. I call this series "Buns On Bridge". It's a killer as it really kills my butt! I typically do reps of 10. I am using 2 red springs. This video is sped up x4. Take it slow and move to your Pilates breath. I would li...
I'm still on a high from teaching my first workshop post baby in Nashville TN at @thepilatesgarage this past weekend! What a gorgeous and inspiring group of Pilates professionals!! My upcoming training at @mythrivepilates in Arlington VA is SOLD OUT, and only 2 spots remain in my last workshop for 2016 in Pittsburgh PA at @latespilates Dec 10th/11th (register on my website/link in bio). I am feeling so grateful to be back to work doing what a absolutely love, and I am beyond blessed to be abl...
Standing balance work while pulling the carriage teaches you a lot about how to use your core to support your legs. Using a light spring works best when doing this movement. Watch for hip alignment and make sure the body doesn't twist. Also, press through the heel on the standing leg and focus on maintaining the knee alignment.
I do these Prone Biceps curls in my series with other prone exercises on the box. After a set of curls, I have them take the arms into full extension. It's important to keep the back body active and strong. The gluts and inner thighs are working and the scapula are pulled together. The navel is lifted off of the box to support and protect the lumbar spine throughout the movement. I do about 5 curls into 10 full extensions ❤️
❤️If you're gonna do bicep curls, you may as well also get a deep core burn, hip flexor/extensor strengthening . Make sure your head, neck and upper shoulders are flexed off the mat, chin slightly tucked and back of neck elongated to protect the c spine. DEEPEN the core into the mat. Draw shoulders away from ears and down the back. Activate all leg muscles - feel like you are pulling your knee caps up toward your hips. Reach the legs with control, in