The Power of Incremental Change: Open Leg Rocker Edition

Open Leg Rocker 2008

Open Leg Rocker 2010 Hey there! Happy 136th Birthday Joe Pilates! I think of you (mostly fondly) every single day. Welcome to my new series: The Power of Incremental Change. As the new year approaches, ’tis the season for Pilates resolutions. What are your workout goals? Maybe you already know which exercises you’d like to […]

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Revisiting my Pilates Past

Do you ever wish you could travel back in time to visit your former Pilates self? What was it like to learn your Pilates exercises for the first time? What were your struggles back in the day? It’s easy to get out of touch with what it’s like to be a new student. However, I […]

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The 7th Principle of Pilates: MOVE!

Jumping on the Stomach on the Ladder Barrel

This week’s post is an oldie but its topic has even more resonance today than when it appeared on in 2012. Read Pilatesology’s original post even if you’re not a member. Wanna join? Use my code Andrea30 and extend their free trial to 30 days. My Pilates Confession for this week… Remember your least […]

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Revisiting the Basics: Footwork on the Reformer

Ladder Barrel exercises

About last week… In last week’s post, I challenged you to visit a few of your nastiest exercises. Did you get bored with them? Or did you get better at them? How did it go? I’d love to know. TBH, I decided on my 3 exercises quickly but only managed to visit them a few […]

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Getting Bored vs. Getting Better

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It’s no secret I spend considerable time thinking about our beloved Pilates Method. My favorite aspect of our system is, well, that whole ‘system’ thing… I truly enjoy that we have a specific framework in which to workout. Order! Order! Our classical system has a specific order of exercises on the Reformer and on the […]

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