January 26, 2019

The inner thighs are not the easiest part of of body to tone! It's hard to isolate them, without other larger muscles taking over. But there are some exercises in Pilates that target the inner thigh, and I'm happy to share a few with you. 

1.  The Bridge - Lay...

October 26, 2018

In colder weather, muscles lose more heat and contract, causing tightness throughout the body. They are forced to work much harder to complete the same exercise they completed in warmer weather. It causes more damage to the muscle tissue and can increase the soreness....

October 19, 2018

Movement in Pilates is made possible because of the way that muscles, tendons and ligaments work together.  Muscle is tissue that can contract and relax to cause movement. Tendons are strong fibrous flexible connective tissue that join muscles to bone. Ligaments connec...

July 22, 2018

The Powerhouse muscles start at the bottom of your ribs and run down to the top of the hip and all the way to the bottom of your pelvis.  The six main muscles that create the Powerhouse are:

1.  Transverse Abdominal Muscle is the muscle layer of the anterior and lateral...

July 10, 2018

Your form is very important!  It can make the difference in the results you get from your workout and the vast changes you make in your body.  Again, we go back to the Body-Mind connection, making you very aware  of exactly what you're doing during each movement,  form...

June 30, 2018

Athletes have taken advantage of muscle memory for decades.  Exercise scientists have been studying it just as long, But you don't need to be an Olympian or have a Ph.D to know how to reap the rewards. "Muscle memory is an informal way of referring to the acquisition o...

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