Monday October 7, 2013
If you learn the Pilates mat exercises, in the classical sequence, you will always have a powerful and effective way to get in shape and enjoy the benefits of Pilates.
Learn the Classical Pilates Mat Exercises -- modifications and ideas for beginner development are included.
Related: Pilates mat exercises, Pilates ring exercises, Pilates ball exercises, Pilates band exercises, Pilates large equipment exercises, Pilates workouts.
Wednesday October 2, 2013
My Dear Pilates Friends,
I have to say this quickly or I might cry, even though I am happy. Over the past 7.5 years I have written close to 1,500 articles, exercise instructions, and blogs about Pilates and related topics. I have loved doing it and it has been an honor to write for you, dear reader. Now, it is time for me to retire as the Guide to Pilates here at About.com. New adventures are calling. Read More...
Monday September 30, 2013
When you workout, your points of contact are the places where your body is either touching the mat, or Pilates equipment, or both.
Your points of contact have a huge influence on your balance and alignment as well as how the lines of energy move through your body, and the equipment. Read More...
Wednesday September 25, 2013
Boomerang is an advanced exercise from the classical Pilates mat sequence, and a fun one. It takes a lot of coordination to put boomerang together, and core strength, but once you get it boomerang is a very satisfying exercise.
You can build up to boomerang with skills you learn in exercises like teaser, roll over and rolling like a ball. So focus on those first, then when you are ready, learn boomerang!
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photo: Susie Haggas, (c)2011, Marguerite Ogle