Understanding Your Core Connections, Part 1

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 […]

A Pain-Relieving, Solo Hip Flexor Stretch You’ll Really Love

Whether you run long distance, sit in a chair all day, or find yourself somewhere in between those extremes, today I’m going to show you a key stretch that is going to make you feel fantastic! Our challenging modern lifestyle pretty much guarantees we’ll need to stretch our hip flexors if we want to relieve […]

Recovering Our Childhood Body-Movement Map

We have a tree in our front yard that my daughter loves to climb. When she was younger she would pull a little slide underneath it so she could reach the lowest branch to climb up. Recently she came running into the house, excitedly telling me that I had to come outside and see what […]

Get the Most Out of Your Bridge without the Cramping Hamstrings

  The bridge is one of my all-time favorite exercises! It’s my go-to solution when my back is feeling tight and when I want to really activate my glutes. But it hasn’t always been a pleasant experience for me. My glutes used to be inactive and my hamstrings would cramp like crazy every time I […]

The Many Benefits of Flushing Your Keys Down the Toilet

I believe we teach what we ourselves need to learn. Even, and especially, if we aren’t aware we’re doing so. I have no doubt this is why I became a Pilates instructor. Although I didn’t know it at the time, teaching was the only way for me to learn how to internalize new connections that my […]