If you've thought about attending a Pilates conference, the BASI Pilates Learn from the Leaders conference is a great example of the elements of a successful conference. Read about it here.
Pilates exercise, the roll over, is full of potential as a stretch for the back and hamstrings, a full abdominal workout, and a way to practice your Pilates principles. Get tips on how to do the Pilates roll over exercise fully.
In this special interview with Julian Littleford he talks about building strength with Pilates and Pilates for men, as well as how to work with Pilates in recovery from illness or injury.
Barre workouts are gaining popularity. Learn about Booty Barre workouts and how they fit with Pilates in this interview with Booty Barre founder Tracey Mallett.
Dizziness and nausea while exercising are not uncommon among athletes who train really hard, but what about those of us doing moderate exercise, like Pilates?
A brief biography of Pilates instructor Siri Galliano
Learn about exercise for osteoporosis. In this interview Rebekah Rotstein discusses how to use Pilates and exercise to increase bone density and gives tips on safe exercise for osteoporosis.
From private instruction to group classes, books, DVDs, and even online instruction there are lots of ways to learn Pilates. Here is an introduction to some popular ways of going about learning Pilates for beginning and continuing students.
Pilates is a beginner friendly fitness method. Use this page as a guide to the information and exercise principles that will help you get the most benefit from your Pilates workout program. Here, you will find everything from how to choose a Pilates class and instructor, to how to do basic Pilates moves.
A special article for Pilates beginners -- find out what your next moves should be.
What is Pilates? Is Pilates a derivative of yoga? Is it only for women and wimps? Does Pilates exercise cater to flabby abdominals and ignore the rest? Take a look at the stories behind these and other erroneous ideas about the Pilates method.
Flexibility is about increasing the range of your muscles and joints. Learn how to use warm up and stretching exercises to increase flexibility.
Read a review of the The Pilates Path to Health by Gary Calderone. This is a unique Pilates book about the healing and personally transformative potential of a Pilates practice based on the integration of body, mind and spirit.
Calculating how many calories we burn when we do Pilates is an inexact science at best. Here we look at factors that influence how many calories Pilates workouts require and how you can estimate the calories you burn.
Find out how to create a fat burning workout with a combination of cardio and Pilates exercise. This article includes a sample fat burning workout program.
In this fascinating interview with psoas expert Liz Koch, she talks about the role of the psoas muscle in the core of the body, the importance of psoas release, and how we can work with the psoas in Pilates.
What is the new Pilates movie, a Movement of Movement about and who is behind it? Learn more in this interview with filmmaker Mark Pedri.
This article looks at what archival Pilates exercises are, how they came to be archival, and what the value of archival exercises is.
Developed by Eric Franklin, the Franklin Method is a way of using imagery to improve posture and the way we move and align our bodies.
Exercise bands, also known as resistance bands, stretch bands, workout bands or flex bands, provide adjustable resistance training for stretch and strength. They are used in Pilates and other fitness routines.
Get tips on how to find the best Pilates on YouTube and how to spot the videos not to watch.
Read a short biography of Pilates instructor and Movement Educator Wendy LeBlanc-Arbuckle.
Learn about the benefits of the Pilates reformer and exercises. The Pilates reformer is one of the most popular pieces of Pilates equipment.
Winsor Pilates is one of the most recognizable names in Pilates exercise. Developed by Pilates instructor Mari Winsor, Winsor Pilates is known for its weight loss, body sculpting, and abdominal workouts.
Read this short biography of Joseph Pilates, the founder of the Pilates method of exercise and the inventor of the Pilates exercise equipment. Joseph Pilates story is an essential part of the history of Pilates.