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Pilates Leg Slides–the Essential Exercise for DIY Hip and Back Pain Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | May 1, 2020

Pilates leg slides challenge you to keep your spine in neutral while sliding your leg along the mat. It sounds easy, but it is not.

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

By Sarah Stockett | April 27, 2020

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

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How to Do Pilates Table Top Position Like a Pro

By Sarah Stockett | April 2, 2020

If you’re going to practice Pilates, there’s one important exercise you need to learn before almost all the others—Pilates Table top position.

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How to Use the Pilates Side Leg Series as a Form of Do-It-Yourself Hip Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | February 27, 2020

The Pilates Side leg series is more than just 5 exercises to work your legs. When done correctly, these exercises can help relieve hip pain.

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!

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 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.

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