Reformer Spring Resistance: The Basics

Have you ever had a client ask you “How much weight is this?” Have you ever wondered what springs to use for different exercises on the reformer? Many programs offer a vague recommendation of how many springs to use for…

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Movement of the Month: The Roll Up

By: Zoey Trap The Roll Up is the first exercise in the mat order that requires a student to articulate the spine.  Joseph Pilates said, “These ‘rolling’ and ‘unrolling’ movements tend to gradually but surely restore the spine to its…

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5 Reasons to Attend PES

Every June when I head back to Miami for the Pilates Empowerment Summit, I am excited to see the growing number of Pilates instructors from all over the globe. Each year, we work with instructors who have such a great…

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Pilates and the Spine

By Suzanne Meledeo   As Pilates instructors, we encounter clients on a regular basis with common postural deviations. Most of these clients experience pain daily due to the misalignments of the spine and pelvis. We have the opportunity to work…

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Movement of the Month: The Teaser

By Zoey Trap I love the Teaser. In fact, I have never met a Teaser I don’t like. From my first Teaser I on the mat, I was hooked. From the Teaser on the reformer and Cadillac to the Teaser…

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‘The Hundred’: How To Make 100 Pumps and 10 Breaths Count

The Peak Pilates® program consists of an extensive library of movements that have a multitude of physical fitness benefits. However, while the movements seem simplistic in nature, it can be easy to overlook the finer details that go into performing…

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Three Ways Peak Pilates® Can Help You Stay Injury Free

“If you have a body, you are an athlete.” – Bill Bowerman, renowned U.S. track and field coach With school back in session and professional sports taking over prime time television each week, we may not all be fighting for…

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Pilatesstick® – The Pilates Workout for Any Space

The Pilatesstick® is now available for purchase on the Peak Pilates® shop page!   What is Pilatesstick? The Pilatesstick® is a professional grade portable body sculpting system that allows you to do much of the work usually reserved for the…

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Pilatesstick® Intro Workout
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