Pilates

The Best Pilates Equipment for Home Workouts

As a Pilates instructor, I am often asked about the essential pieces of Pilates equipment for home workouts. And I love to talk about this topic!   Pilates is a modality you can join regardless of your fitness level. You can make it as relaxing and soothing as you want. Or you can challenge yourself…

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Is Mat Pilates Better Than Reformer Pilates?

As Pilates continues to rise in popularity, it is not uncommon that I hear the question: is mat Pilates better than reformer Pilates?  Pilates has gained a lot of popularity in the last few decades. These days you can find a mat or a reformer Pilates class in almost every city.  But which one is…

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Pilates Exercises to Avoid During Pregnancy

Pilates can be a great way for moms-to-be to stay active, as long as they know which Pilates exercises to avoid during pregnancy.  Besides being a great way to promote movement, Pilates offers a lot of benefits during pregnancy and childbirth. But there are important things to keep in mind to make sure it stays…

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Is Pilates Good for Pregnancy?

It is a well-rounded modality with a lot of benefits for moms-to-be, but is Pilates good for pregnancy?  Pilates promotes good posture, flexibility, and the strengthening of all muscle groups. However, a very common concern moms have is regarding its safety during the prenatal stage.  In this article, we explain what makes Pilates a safe…

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Lagree vs Pilates: The Key Differences Between Lagree and Pilates

Lagree vs Pilates. Pilates has been around for a while, and Lagree seems to be growing in popularity. Since they have similar principles, it’s not uncommon that there’s some confusion about what sets them apart. In this article, we’ll talk about each of them, and cover the main points of difference between them. The differences…

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Why Pilates? And How It Benefits the Body.

Why Pilates? Hi, Beautiful! Why Pilates? Click on the photo to watch the video. So you’ve been told you should try Pilates to help strengthen your core, improve your alignment and help relieve pain. In this video, I’m going to explain what is Pilates and how it benefits your body. What Is Pilates? It’s an exercise…

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