It’s a wonderful feeling to update your Pilates studio making it fresh and alive. I recently went through this exercise and have taken a sigh of relief that the end is almost in sight! I say almost because despite having installed my final piece of Pilates equipment, I went that extra mile to expand my space […]
Jill Miller from The Roll Model
I think self-help is very important nowadays. “Do it yourself” is my adagio. Jill Miller contributes to that with her book The Roll Model. You learn how to relieve and erase painful knots in tissues with her rolling method. I am convinced that Pilatesglossy readers love to move and are interested in releasing tension and stress […]
I feel younger than friends my age.
We are proud to feature Sheri DeMaris, M. Ed.- age 58. She eats a very healthy and plantbased diet. Sheri: “I feel younger than friends my age.” Sheri is a Macrobiotic teacher and cookbook author who has taught cooking at various restaurants and cooking schools throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. She has consulted […]
Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain.
There are a few populations in the world where back pain hardly exists. One woman thinks she has figured out why, and she’s sharing their secrets. Have Americans forgotten how to stand properly? Source: Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain : Goats and Soda : NPR
Give up dairy products to beat cancer.
A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products Source: ‘Give up dairy products to beat cancer’
Blogilates — Fitness, Food, & POP PIlates
Fitness, Food, & POP PIlates Source: Blogilates — Fitness, Food, & POP PIlates
Common Mistakes in Pilates Mat Classes
Mat classes are the most affordable way to reap the benefits of Pilates. Taught across the country at gyms and private studios, group classes mean you don’t have an instructor cuing and correcting your every move. Make the most of your time on the mat Source: Common Mistakes in Pilates Mat Classes | POPSUGAR Fitness
A Pilates trainer must know the standard repertoire.
Meet Walid Tebarki! Walid is currently working in Dubai. He works at The Hundred Wellness Center. This allround movement trainer is certified and qualified in Sport and Fitness, Classical Pilates, Yoga, Functional training, Pole Acrobatics, Dance & Performance. Walid’s conviction is that it is very important that a Pilates trainer must know the standard Pilates reportoire. What is your background? […]
I am really honored that Pilatesglossy has asked me to blog for them. A blog can be anything, really, that the writer wants it to be, but evidently the more specific you are, the more apt people will be to read, and come back to read again. Also, they are supposed to be a more […]
Patience is part of every practice.
We at Pilatesglossy are very proud to introduce you to Karen Sanzo, Pilates teacher, physical therapist, and owner of Pilates Unlimited, her studio in Dallas, Texas. Karen is also known for her online classes at PilatesAnytime.com. Karen’s motto: “Patience is part of every practice.” Please tell the readers something about yourself. I was born into a military […]
Macrobiotics means “Large Life”.
Melanie Brown Waxman – mother of 7 children- is a highly respected macrobiotic practitionar. In my search for macrobiotic knowledge, I found a book written by Melanie with the title “Eat me now!” that inspired me to learn more about this wonderful healing lifestyle; Macrobiotics means “Large Life”. Melanie has written more cookbooks on macrobiotic […]
The Jennifer Kries Blog
Source: The Jennifer Kries Blog I love this article! Jennifer Kries gives her opinion about burn-out and boredom in Pilates. You can’t be bored with Pilates because it only gets more fantastic the longer you practice it. Jennifer really kicks your butt in her blog. After reading this you dont know how fast you can get your workout […]
Pilates Mat Workouts with Alisa Wyatt
Pilatesology 4 Minute Pilates Core Workout Alisa Wyatt guides you through this great little workout. The Pilates Stomach Series is a perfect 4 minute workout for your core–it tightens your abs, improves your posture so you look taller, makes your waist smaller and helps you perform better in sports. Memorize the series and do it […]
Pilates Mat Exercises with Alisa Wyatt
Pilates Fundamentals with Alisa Wyatt Alisa Wyatt demonstrates some of the fundamental elements of Pilates including the Powerhouse, the C-curve and The Box Pilates Hundred Exercise with Alisa Wyatt Alisa Wyatt explains the The Hundred Pilates exercise. With common problems addressed as well as correct alignment and breathing. Pilates Roll-Up Exercise with Alisa Wyatt Alisa […]
Macrobiotics is about freedom.
David McCarthy (55) and his wife Nicola are the owners of Big Life Organics. Together they run a wholefoods shop and macrobiotic teaching school in Haywards Heath, near Brighton in the U.K. They also have an online store, where they ship products all over the world. Nicola and David both teach Macrobiotics. David says:”For me, Macrobiotics is about freedom; having the […]
Sunni’s story on ethics.
In this article Sunni Almond shares her story on ethics. Last year I had a lot going on, my dad had just been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and liver cancer, at that same time, I was involved innocently enough with a person who feigned cancer and I offered her free sessions trying to keep […]
Making the muscles longer!
When walking outside after today’s lesson, I felt so great. My body was feeling as ‘’one’’, it felt complete. My walking improved comparing to when I walked in. Pilates did it again!Making the muscles longer! I am trying to make my muscles longer and stronger, so that my way of walking will improve. To make […]
I think it is crucial to be a continual learner
We am proud to feature Connie Borho (54), owner of Balance Pilates & Yoga Center in Bradenton, Florida, United States. Connie started her career as a competitive swimmer and is now a Peak Pilates Teacher Trainer and a Yoga Teacher Trainer. We are also very glad and honoured that Connie is going to write on a regular base […]
Pilates is Now a Part of Me.
And here she is all the way from Canada, Cara Hazelton from Precision Pilates! Cara Hazelton, age 36, is known for her incredible energy, expertise, and passion for helping her students achieve their goals. We are very proud to have her on Pilatesglossy! Cara:”Pilates is now a part of me!” Pilates: Growing up as a competitive Figure […]
The Whole Body Needs to WORK!
Pilates is a Full Body exercise! The whole body needs to WORK! This week’s training at Marjolein’s studio was all about ‘working the whole body!’’. That’s what I love about Pilates, you do not just train one particular muscle, your full body is working. For example the Frog and Leg circles on the Reformer; it is […]
Pilates is as much mind as it is body.
Natalie Hauser is the owner of Hauser Bayside Pilates studio in Miami Beach, Florida. To the best of Natalie’s knowledge the studio is the only STOTT Pilates studio on Miami Beach. They have group class Reformers, V2Max Plus Reformers, including a Rehab Reformer, the Cadillac, Stability Chairs, TRX, Barre, a Ladder Barrel, STOTT Tower Trainers, […]
Pilates has changed my life in every way
We present Lynda Lippin (48), currently a Master Pilates Teacher and Lead Pilates Trainer at Real Pilates in NYC’s Tribeca. Lynda is also an independent Pilates teacher, Usui Reiki Master, certified Personal Trainer, blogger, and Pilates marketing specialist. She started doing Pilates in 1987, as a senior at Purchase College. Steve Giordano was her first teacher (they went to Purchase together) and he […]
Put your own practice first.
Brett Miller – founder of the weekly Pilates newsletter Pilates Intel- is 49 years young and started his professional life in the world of ballet, working with various companies in the US. Later on he moved to New York and branched out into modern along with the ballet. He moved to Finland in 1995 and then to Stockholm Sweden […]
The Lumbar Spine Anatomy
Again a gorgeous video of The Lumbar Spine Anatomy
The Cervical Spine Anatomy
A beautiful video of The Cervical Spine Anatomy
The Shoulder Anatomy
A great Tutorial video of The Shoulder Anatomy
The Anatomy of The Hip.
A beautiful video of The Anatomy of The Hip.
Steps in the snow
Here in Holland snow is not really snow….it is a very small layer of only 1 or 2 cm snow if you are ‘’lucky’’ and the snow usually turns to ice so it gets really slippery. I am walking with walking sticks on a normal day, so these ‘’snowy’’ days mean I need to look […]
Striving for a higher Pilates quality.
We are proud to present Jeroen Vancollie (33 y/o), owner of GRACE Pilates studio in Leuven, Belgium, to Pilatesglossy. He’s a married father of 3 and thinks that together, we should strive for a higher quality of Pilates through a better education for the trainers. Jeroen loves his job; Pilates is his passion. Jeroen:”Let’s all […]
Martien Janssen from Belgium, has great respect for her remarkable clients. Interaction Unfortunately a lot of people have a lot of ailments these days. These are things that can limit them in their daily lives. It’s moments like that that make me so happy that I have Pilates, which offers me so much to relieve […]