Foam Roller From Home

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Here is a basic foam rolling class that only requires your roller and a yoga block. Nothing fancy about the sequence, but my body certainly felt better after doing it than it did before. There are plenty of places throughout that you could pause and allow for more time to release. Kind of true for life in general. Hope you …

Oov Take Two (with a very special guest)

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Hello again! I apologize for the delay between posts. About a week ago I sustained an annoying and painful quarantine injury to my pinky finger (my WebMD skills tell me it’s an injury called mallet finger). Until yesterday I had a cumbersome splint on my left hand. Thankfully the Amazon gods delivered a new device to my door on Thursday …

Me and My Mat (and cats)

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Welcome to the second installment of Mindful Movement Quarantine Pilates. In this class, I take you through a basic mat routine without using any props (aside from a chair). Please modify according to your body’s needs. Ninety percent of the class is osteoporosis-friendly, and I cue the exercises to modify that are not. Disclaimer: This is NOT a professional production. …

Oov in Quarantine

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Here it is, my virgin voyage into making Pilates home videos! This video is a full-length Oov class, very similar to what we might do in a mat class at the studio. Props needed are your Oov and a folded up hand towel or thin cushion to help with your head positioning. Additionally, if you hip flexors are super tight, …

A New Paradigm

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Pilates People –  Here we are over one week in to this corona-quarantine, and my desire to cue someone’s (anyone’s!) pelvic position is nearly overwhelming.  Hard to believe, but if I run around my house telling my people to “get their ribs out of their pelvises” they do not respond with laughter.  *sigh*. There are Pilates props littering most of …