Mat Moves

Pilates exercises you can do anywhere, anytime.

  • On the Double

    It took a major case of burnout for Pilates teacher Jenna Zaffino to reignite her creative flow, which included the release on her new roller...
  • The Flexion Connection Workout

    Beginner students often complain about neck pain during Pilates, but there’s a smarter way to explore flexion while avoiding discomfort altogether.
  • Barre None

    Up the ante on your balance, strength and flexibility with a dance-inspired workout that brings a Pilates foundation to barre work. All you need is...
  • Stronger, Faster, Higher

    Position is everything in life, especially if you compete in athletics. The cleaner the alignment of the body, the less the body has to work...
  • Bonus Move! Side stretch with Rotation

    Loved Patricia Friberg’s “Bolstering the Matwork” from our Jan/Feb issue? Here she shares another exercise using this everyday prop which gives floor exercises a boost,...
  • Moves of the Month for Snowboarding

    Whether you’re an alley-ooping snowboarder or have yet to hit the bunny slope, Pilates is wonderful for improving your strength and balance.