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Strengthen Your Core and Shoulder Muscles with Pilates Side Bend

By Sarah Stockett | July 19, 2019

Pilates Side bend is a classic Mat exercise. It looks simple, but if your scapular stabilizers and spinal muscles are dysfunctional, it’s challenging.

a picture of the classic version of the Pilates Hundred exercise

Beginner, Expert, or In-Between–7 Versions of the Pilates Hundred Exercise That Will Strengthen Your Core

By Sarah Stockett | July 11, 2019

The Pilates Hundred exercise is a great choice for strengthening your core. Plus, with these seven variations, you can choose the style that’s best for you!

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The Imprint Pilates Exercise–The #1 Exercise for Back Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | July 3, 2019

The Imprint Pilates exercise is commonly used to strengthen the core and relieve low back pain. Unfortunately, many people miss this one crucial step.

the starting position for practicing the Pilates Side kick kneeling classic mat exercise

How to Do Pilates Side Kick Kneeling Like a Pro

By Sarah Stockett | June 28, 2019

Pilates Side kick kneeling is one of those classic Pilates exercises that looks easier than it is. For that reason, many teachers leave it for the pros.

pilates arm circles on the arc barrel

How to Use Pilates Arm Circles to Open Your Upper Back

By Sarah Stockett | June 22, 2019

When your upper back gets tight, you want to find a quick and effective way to stretch it. Pilates Arm circles on the Arc barrel is the exercise for you.

pilates bridge

The Beginner’s Guide to Pilates Bridge–Everything You Need to Know to Get Firmer Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | June 3, 2019

I love multi-tasking, core-strengthening exercises like Pilates Bridge. In one exercise, you can strengthen all your core muscles.

pilates leg pull front on the arc barrel

Save Your Wrists! Practice Pilates Leg Pull Front on the Arc Barrel.

By Sarah Stockett | May 4, 2019

Pilates Leg pull front strengthens your core, tones your shoulders, and improves your coordination. Practice on an Arc barrel to avoid wrist pain.

Pilates roll up modifications

How to Choose the Pilates Roll Up Modifications Best for You

By Sarah Stockett | April 24, 2019

Because Pilates Roll up is so challenging, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite Pilates roll up modifications to help you build up to the full exercise.

pilates pushup on the arc barrel

Get Rid of Your Wrist Pain When You Practice Pilates Pushup on the Arc Barrel

By Sarah Stockett | April 17, 2019

Pilates Pushup is a wonderful exercise for strengthening arm and core muscles. For some, wrist pain can be a huge obstacle. Here’s what to do.

pilates plank on the arc barrel

Do You Have Wrist Pain When You Do a Pilates Plank? Try Using an Arc Barrel to Get Rid of the Pain.

By Sarah Stockett | April 10, 2019

Practicing Pilates Plank with an Arc barrel is a great way to modify this classic core-strengthening exercise for anyone with wrist pain.

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