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August 3rd
Stomach Massage SeriesBy Amanda TurnerHi, Everyone! Happy August - the Summer seems to be flying by, I hope your spirits are high! This month I wanted to highlight the Stomach Massage Series on the Mat. Also known as the series of 5, this series contains …
July 1st
Single Leg CirclesBy Amanda TurnerWith Summer in full swing and some of us still zooming, I thought it was the perfect time to dive into Single Leg Circles. I LOVE Beginning exercises - want to know why?!? - it’s because they never get eas…
June 29th
Centeringby Kerry De VivoThis month's Excel in Your Pilates Practice (brought to you from the Excel Pilates Trifecta, Excel Pilates DC, Excel Pilates Annapolis, and Excel Pilates Northern Virginia) is focused on the Pilates principle CENTERING.Centering i…
June 1st
Shoulder BridgeBy Amanda TurnerKerry doing Shoulder Bridge on the CadillacSummer is upon us, and you know what that means - another lower body focused exercise! Although I love a good glute exercise - I love Shoulder Bridge for so many other reasons: the …
May 1st
JackknifeBy Amanda TurnerFor this month’s exercise, I wanted to tackle one of my favorite advanced Mat exercises - Jackknife. I love Jackknife because it not only engages the powerhouse (the abs, glutes, and inner thighs) but also the back of y…
April 30th
By Kerry De VivoContrology, this is how Joe Pilates referred to his method of body conditioning. Contrology, that would be the study of control. Of all of the many benefits of the Pilates Method, as we refer to it today, why emphasize control vs…
April 1st
Short Box SeriesBy Amanda Turner While we have previously examined Tree, since we’re all surviving the Coronavirus quarantine together, I thought it would be an excellent time to go over this series seated on the Mat, Reformer Mat style! A…