The Wall Pec Stretch For Your Mid-Back Connection

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The Wall Pec Stretch Today’s video kicks off a three-video series that is particularly close to my heart, or maybe I should say it’s close to my back. 😉 I’ll be showing you the key things you need to know about your mid-back connection and, if you study and learn everything I’m going to share with you, I have no doubt …

How To Correct Poor Posture and Set Yourself Up For Fitness Success

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Today’s video is the first of three where we’re going to help set you up for alignment success with exercises that require you to lie down. In this video you’ll also see one of my favorite props in action: the posture pillow. We use posture pillows every day in the studio, but I’ve noticed there are lots of questions and …

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 …

How Pointy-Toed Shoes Led to Healthy Feet

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Slave to Fashion I’ve always been a fan of fashion. I’ve been expressing myself through the clothing and shoes I wear for as long as I can remember. And before discovering my passion as a movement educator, I was a hairstylist for fourteen years. I’m acutely conscious of the shoes I wear now, but that hasn’t always been the case. …

Understanding Your Core Connections, Part 1

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We’ve been working on a new video series that teaches the absolute, fundamental core connections you need in order to have a body that feels good to live in. Learning these connections is for everyone, whether you do Pilates, or any other exercise, or don’t even exercise at all. Your core muscles are the deepest muscles in your body. The …

Why Weird is Beautiful When it Comes to Your Shoes

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our years ago I started wearing some interesting looking, if not downright ugly, shoes and I’ve never been happier with my choice of footwear. I used to have collapsed arches and pronated ankles, especially on my left side. And though doctors and foot specialists like to say that there is nothing you can do to correct these problems, I chose …