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So, let me break this down. • Being pro “weird” isn’t anti-tradition. • No one is confused. • There’s a thing called “scrolling.” If you haven’t been on Instagram lately—or ever—and you’re faint of heart, I advise you to stay away. A search through #pilates will leave a staunch traditionalist reaching for the smelling salts. […]

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The 3 P’s of Pilates: Practice, Patience and Persistence

The 3 P’s of Pilates—Practice, Patience and Persistence—are guiding Laura Browning Grant these days. Read the second post in her Healing in the Hospital series for a heartfelt, inspiring update on Jon’s progress—it’s been 13 weeks so far—and how she’s using Pilates to cope.

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Healing with Pilates: Starting with the Psoas

Zayna Gold brings you therapeutic movement on and off the apparatus. Join her for an amazing psoas stretch that just about anyone on the planet can benefit from!

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Pilates Mat Chat

Shoulder stability is a cornerstone of our Pilates practice—and it’s key to avoiding injury in everyday life. In this new Pilates Mat Chat with BASI Pilates founder and master teacher Rael Isacowitz, Rael sheds some light on what he refers to as the “second powerhouse.” Don’t miss it!  

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The PMA’s New Pilates School Approval Program

As the Pilates Method Alliance rolls out its new initiative, educators weigh in on what they see as the pros and cons.

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Q+A: Why don’t we wear shoes during Pilates?

Q. Why don’t we wear shoes during Pilates? A. There are several reasons I do not advocate wearing shoes when doing Pilates. The first relates more to tradition than science. I have a similar visceral reaction to seeing teachers or students stepping onto Pilates equipment with shoes as I do when I see dancers entering a […]

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20 Things Your Pilates Teacher Wishes You Knew

Want to get the most out of your sessions? We polled instructors from around the country for their advice. by Anne Marie O’Connor 1 Realize that Pilates is for everyone. “I want my students to know that Pilates is for everyone. It’s for old people, young people, women, men, athletes, nonathletic people, healthy individuals and people […]

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