Pilates Magic Circle: A Tool For Toning and Shaping

The Pilates Magic Circle is a flexible ring that is usually 14 inches in diameter with two pads on either side where you can comfortably squeeze the circle in order to create resistance and improve muscles tone. [caption id="attachment_15088" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The magic circle, a simple, light accessory...

What is causing those tight hamstrings?

Tight hamstrings in the back of the legs most commonly originate from overuse and tightening of the hip flexors in the front of the thigh. The tight hip flexors pull the pelvis which in turn leaves the pelvis in a slight tilt. Further Complications In response to...

Introducing The Abdominal Circle!

I wanted to introduce the abdominal circle as another way to assist people in developing abdominal and mid-section muscle tone that is useful in all forms of exercise and movement. The abdominal circle is used to strengthen the internal and external oblique muscles by rotating...

What is the Pilates Arc?

The Pilates Arc is a modern rendition of the traditional Pilates "Spinal corrector" and is made of lightweight black foam. This arc can be placed on a mat or on the reformer to support the body in positions that would otherwise be extremely challenging for...