With Props

Balls, bands, the Magic Circle and more work double duty to assist and challenge the body.

  • The Prop You’re Passing Over

    These days, you might see more barres than bars at the studio. But the Pilates dowel, an invaluable device for facilitating proper alignment and better control, will make over your...
  • The Alignment Makeover: The Knee

    Sara Colquhoun shares three of her favorite exercises to strengthen and realign your knees, so that each step you take will be a better one.
  • Back Safety During Abdominal Work

    Pilates should absolutely be a back-pain-free experience, says Zayna Gold. Her new video blog featuring Carin Lennox—her partner in #healingwithpilates—delivers the pointers you need to keep your back out of...
  • Kneeling Side Kick Series with Magic Circle

    Learn to love the Kneeling Side Kick with Zayna Gold's thoughtful (and funny!) tips and detailed cues throughout this glute-burning series, which uses the Magic Circle for an added challenge.
  • Arms On Fire

    You’ll feel the burn in this quickie series for sleek, strong biceps, triceps and then some. You can do it anywhere, anytime—even with zero equipment—just in time for tank-top season.
  • Before the Hundred

    Drawing on Kathy Grant’s teachings for inspiration, Peter Roël instructs you on deconstructing the Pilates vocabulary, to help build more awareness and better posture for each and every client—and lead...