The Hip Stretch for Chronic Sitting Syndrome

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  The hips are another area that get too tight from chronic sitting. If you sit a lot, you’re really going to love this stretch! In today’s video you’ll learn a simple stretch that feels great and will also help increase your hip mobility. When your hips get too tight, it can lead to back pain and limited mobility, among …

The Ankle Bone’s Connected to the Calf Stretch…

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Foot and ankle health equals whole body health… When I first start working with a new client, the feet and ankles are primary areas for review. This is a core component of our work because it’s so critical to all future success in Pilates as well as life in general. Telltale signs in the feet and ankles reveal all kinds of possible solu­tions …

Core Connection 4 – The Key to a Flat Stomach

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    It’s hard to believe the fourth video in the Core Connections video series is already here. I’m surprised because I’ve been so eager to share these connections with you for so long and the series is finally complete! That and the fact that it’s also mid-October already; how did that happen!? The focus of today’s video is your …

The Amazing Powers of Your Mysterious Multifidus

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I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about today’s video. I’ve been wanting to make a video with this exercise for a very long time! Today you’re going to connect to the deepest muscles in your back, your multifidus. When I first discovered this connection in my body, light bulbs of understanding went off for me like …

Your Core Connections, Part 2: Pelvis and Spine Alignment

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Today’s video is going to show you exactly what key exercises you need to do for your ideal pelvis and spine alignment. There are  many finer points to this alignment, more than we can cover in this short, 4-video series, but what you learn today is the most critical and can make the difference between really great body movement and …