Demonstrating variations of rolling down with the roll-down bar on the Pilates Tower with a physio ball. The addition of the physio ball enables a fuller extension at the bottom of the roll-down and increases the instability so core muscles are more challenged throughout the whole process.
Demonstrating a variation of side sit-up on the Pilates Reformer. The addition of the bar behind the head keeps the elbows wide, shoulders down and the chest open while doing the side sit-ups.
Basic inversion in an aerial hammock: a quickie how-to, as well as why it’s great for your spine (decompresses and re-aligns the spine)
You can amp up your Pilates regime by incorporating suspension: in this video, I demonstrate the Pilates ‘Hundred’ adapted with aerial suspension. The addition of suspension decompresses the spine while engaging the core more deeply.
Demo-ing Short Spine on the Reformer. This is one of my favorite moves because it stretches out the lower back and feels amazing. Here are the steps: 1. Lie on the reformer with your feet in the straps in frog position with the feet in Pilates stance. 2. Inhale: extend the legs to a high […]
This is me doing an advanced Pilates move called Balance Control Arabesque. The idea is to transition from the position with legs overhead to a standing arabesque, smoothly & with control, then to return from arabesque to lying on the reformer with legs extended. Special thanks to Bill Ward for shooting.
Teaching Pull-ups on the Chair. Special thanks to Bill Ward for shooting & being a willing body 😉
Teaching Hanging Pull-ups on the Cadillac. Special thanks to Bill Ward for shooting & being a willing body 😉