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Breast Cancer and Exercise: Benefits of Pilates and Exercise for Breast Cancer Survivors
Exercise can have great benefits in breast cancer recovery. Here we look at how Pilates exercise can help women recover from the effects of breast cancer treatments. Page 3.

Why Pilates Works for Back Pain - Using Pilates Exercises for Back Pain Relief
Pilates teaches correct posture, helping people with back pain get relief from the imbalances that cause back pain. Find out more about why Pilates exercises work for back pain.

Pilates Fusion - Is Pilates With Exercise Balls or Yoga Still Pilates Exercise?
Pilates on the exercise ball, Pilates with fitness bands, Pilates with yoga. Pilates with tango dancing. The list goes on, but are we still talking about Pilates? Is what's known as

Standing Pilates Overview - Standing Pilates Exercise and Teacher Certification
Find out what standing Pilates is, how to learn standing Pilates exercises, and about standing Pilates teacher certification.

Exercise Logs - Free Tips on Making an Exercise Log
Use this free exercise log cut and paste template to create an exercise journal. Free tips for making a meaningful exercise log.

Exercise Logs: Make a Workout Journal With a Free Exercise Log Template
Use this free exercise log template to make your own exercise journal. Page 2.

Pilates Workouts - The Ideal Schedule for Pilates Workouts
If you wonder how often to do Pilates workouts, read this article about the best Pilates workout schedule.

Pilates Workouts Tips for Keeping Your Pilates Workouts Interesting
Variety is the spice of life, and a key to keeping your Pilates workouts effective and interesting. From working with videos and books, to magic circles and creating your own home workout, here are ideas and resources for keeping your Pilates training up to date.

Pilates and Travel - How to Do Pilates as You Travel
Travel can take a toll on your Pilates workout routine. But with a little planning, you might be surprised how easy it is stay on track.

Psoas: An Interview with Liz Koch About the Psoas Muscle in Pilates
In this fascinating interview with psoas expert Liz Koch, she talks about the role of the psoas muscle in the core of the body, the importance of psoas release, and how we can work with the psoas in Pilates.

Psoas - An Interview with Liz Koch About the Psoas Muscle in Pilates
In this fascinating interview with psoas expert Liz Koch, she talks about the role of the psoas muscle in the core of the body, balancing the pelvis, the importance of psoas release, and how we can work with the psoas in Pilates. Page 2.

Psoas: An Interview with Liz Koch About the Psoas Muscle and Pilates
In an interview with psoas expert Liz Koch, she talks about how Pilates instructors can work with the psoas muscle and how to release the psoas. Page 3.

Exercise for Osteoporosis - Pilates and Exercise for Osteoporosis
Learn about using exercise to help osteoporosis. In this interview Rebekah Rotstein discusses how to use Pilates and exercise to increase bone density and gives tips on exercise for osteoporosis. Page 2.

Exercise for Osteoporosis - Pilates and Exercise for Osteoporosis
Learn about exercise for osteoporosis. In this interview Rebekah Rotstein discusses how to use Pilates and exercise to increase bone density and gives tips on safe exercise for osteoporosis.

Exercise for Scoliosis - Book Review of Scolio-Pilates Exercise for Scoliosis a Proactive Guide
Scolio-Pilates is a detailed manual of Pilates exercises for scoliosis. It is a significant resource book for Pilates teachers, and for those with scoliosis who want to work with exercise as a treatment for scoliosis. Read my book review.

Pilates for Men - A Review of The Complete Book of Pilates for Men
Before you buy your next Pilates book, read this detailed review of The Complete Book of Pilates for Men.

Classical Pilates Book Review - Peter Fiasca Pure Classical Pilates
Book Review: Pure Classical Pilates by Peter Fiasca. A handbook for the classical Pilates instructor, and informative reading for all Pilates students.

Hip Flexor Stretch - the Lunge Exercise as a Hip Flexor Stretch
The lunge is a basic hip flexor stretch, but many people don't do this stretching exercise for the most benefit. Learn to use the standing lunge to stretch your body as a warm up or cool down exercise. Page 2.

Hip Flexor Stretch - the Lunge Exercise as a Hip Flexor Stretch
The lunge is a basic hip flexor stretch, but many people don't do this stretching exercise for the most benefit. Learn to use the standing lunge to stretch your body as a warm up or cool down exercise.

Pilates Book Review - Ageless Pilates - A Pilates Book Review
A book review of Ageless Pilates by Christine Binnendyk. This book presents a Pilates based program of exercises designed to create a foundation for fitness at all ages.

Back Pain Exercises - Book Review: 8 Steps to a Pain Free Back - A Book of Back Pain Exercises
8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back might be the most sophisticated book of back pain exercises you will ever read. In it, Esther Gokhale presents a highly detailed program of posture exercises that challenges contemporary assumptions about the spine and movement.

Foot Exercise - Strengthening with the Towel Curl
The foot strengthening exercise, towel curl, is wonderful for helping increase the strength and flexibility of the feet and well as naturally lifting the arches. Page 2.

Foot Exercises - Strengthening with the Towel Curl Foot Exercises
The foot strengthening exercise, towel curl, is wonderful for helping increase the strength and flexibility of the feet and well as naturally lifting the arches. Page 3.

Pilates Books - Pilates, The Essential Guide - Book Review
A book for Pilates beginners, Pilates, The Essential Guide includes fundamentals of Pilates exercise for beginners. This review will help you decide if the Pilates book is right for you.

Anatomy Book - Review of the Pilates Anatomy Book
Read a review of Pilates Anatomy, an illustrated a guide to the muscle groups used in Pilates exercises. This anatomy book is written by Karen Clippinger and Rael Isacowitz of BASI Pilates.

Pilates Book Review - The Pilates Path to Health by Gary Calderone
Read a review of the The Pilates Path to Health by Gary Calderone. This is a unique Pilates book about the healing and personally transformative potential of a Pilates practice based on the integration of body, mind and spirit.

Pilates Mat Exericise - Rolling Like a Ball
A classic Pilates exercise, rolling like a ballis almost always included in Pilates mat classes. Rolling like a ball stimulates the spine, deeply works the abdominals, and tunes us into the inner flow of movement and breath in the body.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Spine Stretch - Free Pilates Exercise Instructions
Pilates mat exercise, spine stretch, is a great stretch for the back and the hamstrings, as well as a moment to center oneself before moving on to more challenging exercises.

Pilates Exercises - A Printable List of Pilates Exercises
Here is a printable list of Pilates exercises. These are the Pilates mat exercises listed in the classical Pilates mat order as seen in Joseph Pilates book, Return to Life.

Pilates Rolling Exercises- Tips for Doing Pilates Rolling Exercises
Rolling exercises are part of the classic Pilates exercise repertoire. They create a unique abdominal workout where we have to use a lot of core strength to initiate and support the movement. Review these tips for doing rolling exercises to help you get the most out of rolling exercises, and do them in a safe way.

Imagery in Exercise - Box Image Balances the Body in Pilates Exercises
Use the image of a box to balance the body in Pilates and other exercises.

Best Butt Exercises - Pilates Heel Beats - a Back, Hamstring, and Butt Exercise
Pilates heel beats is one of the best butt toning exercises. It works the back, hamstrings and inner thighs too. Get free pilates exercise instructions for heel beats.

Foot Exercises - Arch Lifts - Foot Strengthening Exercises
Foot exercises are an important way to keep the arches of the feet lifted, strong and flexible. Learn arch lifts, an easy foot strengthening exercise.

Foot Exercises - Strengthening with the Towel Curl
The foot strengthening exercise, towel curl, is wonderful for helping increase the strength and flexibility of the feet and well as naturally lifting the arches of the feet.

Interval Training - Pilates Cross Training with High Intensity Interval Training
Interval training is a form of cardio workout that can be used in cross training with Pilates and other exercise to support aerobic endurance, weight loss and cardiac health. Learn how to begin interval burst training and how to combine it with with Pilates.

Fat Burning Workouts and Pilates - How to Use Pilates in a Fat Burning Workout Program
Find out how to create a fat burning workout with a combination of cardio and Pilates exercise. This article includes a sample fat burning workout program.

Fat Burning Exercise Program - Use Pilates in a Fat Burning Exercise Program
Use this sample fat burning workout program as guideline for combining cardio and Pilates in your fitness plan. Page 2.

Ways to Learn Pilates
From private instruction to group classes, books, DVDs, and even online instruction there are lots of ways to learn Pilates. Here is an introduction to some popular ways of going about learning Pilates for beginning and continuing students.

Pilates Training: Choosing a Pilates Instructor for Pilates Training
Pilates training is a scientific and detailed system of exercise. It is essential that you learn from a qualified Pilates instructor. Here are some tips to get you started thinking about the experience you would like to have in Pilates training.

The Pilates Powerhouse: What is the Pilates Powerhouse
Using your powerhouse is one of the most important concepts in Pilates training. The powerhouse goes beyond core strength. Learn what makes up the powerhouse part of the body.

Pilates Instructors - Why You Need a Pilates Instructor
You do need a Pilates instructor. Pilates DVDs and online exercises are great but you still need a real, live Pilates instructor. Find out why.

Pilates for the Beginner - A Guide to Pilates Exercise, Equipment and Instruction for the Beginner
Pilates is a beginner friendly fitness method. Use this page as a guide to the information and exercise principles that will help you get the most benefit from your Pilates workout program.Here, you will find everything from how to choose a Pilates class and instructor, to how to do basic Pilates moves.

Pilates Home Workout - How to Set Up a Place for Your Home Workout
Get tips on how to set up for your Pilates home workout. You can follow through on home workout plans by setting up a space for exercises and Pilates equipment.

Rael Pilates - Pilates as Art, Science, and Spirit: An Interview with Pilates Instructor Rael Isacowitz
Rael Isacowitz is one of the master Pilates instructors of out time. In this interview he shares his passion for Pilates as art, as science and a body, mind, spirit practice. He gives advice for beginners as well as insights about Pilates and men, mentoring Pilates instructors, how he developed the Avalon Pilates equipment, and more.

Rael Pilates - Pilates as Art, Science, and Spirit: An Interview with Pilates Instructor Rael Isacowitz
Rael Isacowitz is one of the master Pilates instructors of out time. In this interview he shares his passion for Pilates as art, as science and a body, mind, spirit practice. He gives advice for beginners as well as insights about Pilates and men, mentoring Pilates instructors, how he developed the Avalon Pilates equipment, and more. Page 4.

Rael Pilates - Pilates as Art, Science, and Spirit: An Interview with Pilates Instructor Rael Isacowitz
Rael Isacowitz is one of the master Pilates instructors of out time. In this interview he shares his passion for Pilates as art, as science and a body, mind, spirit practice. He gives advice for beginners as well as insights about Pilates and men, mentoring Pilates instructors, how he developed the Avalon Pilates equipment, and more. Page 3.

Rael Pilates - Pilates as Art, Science, and Spirit: An Interview with Pilates Instructor Rael Isacowitz
Rael Isacowitz is one of the master Pilates instructors of out time. In this interview he shares his passion for Pilates as art, as science and a body, mind, spirit practice. He gives advice for beginners as well as insights about Pilates and men, mentoring Pilates instructors, how he developed the Avalon Pilates equipment, and more. Page 2.

Rael Pilates - Pilates as Art, Science, and Spirit: An Interview with Pilates Instructor Rael Isacowitz
Rael Isacowitz is one of the master Pilates instructors of out time. In this interview he shares his passion for Pilates as art, as science and a body, mind, spirit practice. He gives advice for beginners as well as insights about Pilates and men, mentoring Pilates instructors, how he developed the Avalon Pilates equipment, and more. Page 5.

Pilates Exercises - Shoulder Stability in Pilates Exercises
Pilates exercises teach shoulder stability. These pictures show you how to stabilize your shoulders and scapula in exercise.

Pilates Exercises - Shoulder Stability in Pilates Exercises
Pilates exercises teach shoulder stability. These pictures show you how to stabilize your shoulders and scapula in exercise. Page 2.

Pilates Exercises - Shoulder Stability in Pilates Exercises
Pilates exercises teach shoulder stability. These pictures show you how to stabilize your shoulders and scapula for Pilates exercises. Page 3.

Pilates Certification – Basics of Pilates Instructor Certification -
In this article, I explore Pilates instructor certification. We look at Pilates mat certification and equipment certification, and what you might expect from each.

Pilates Instructor Rachel Segel Interview on Teaching Pilates, Pilates Instructor Training, and Certification
Get an in-depth look at Pilates, Pilates Instructor Training and the issue of Pilates certification in this compelling interview with Pilates Instructor, Rachel Segel, of The Pilates Center in Boulder, CO.

Pilates Instructor Rachel Segel Interview on Teaching Pilates, Pilates Instructor Training, and Certification
Take an in-depth look at Pilates, Pilates Instructor Training, and the issue of Pilates certification. This is a compelling interview with Pilates Instructor, Rachel Segel, of The Pilates Center of Boulder studio and Pilates instructor training program. Page 2.

Pilates Instructor Rachel Segel Interview on Teaching Pilates, Pilates Instructor Training, and Certification
Take an in-depth look at Pilates, Pilates Instructor Training, and the issue of Pilates certification. This is a compelling interview with Pilates Instructor, Rachel Segel, of The Pilates Center of Boulder studio and Pilates instructor training program. Page 3.

Are You Ready for Pilates Instructor Certification? Becoming a Pilates Instructor
Are you ready to become a Pilates teacher? These questions will help you decide if Pilates instructor certification is right for you. Includes links to Pilates certification programs.

Are You Ready for Pilates Instructor Certification? Pilates Certification Programs
Are you ready to become a Pilates teacher? These questions will help you decide if Pilates instructor certification is right for you. Includes links to Pilates certification programs. Page 2.

Pilates Certification - What Is a PMA Gold Certified Pilates Certification
Some Pilates instructors are PMA gold certified. Find out what it is to have PMA gold Pilates certification from the Pilates Method Alliance exam.

What is a Pilates Master Teacher
What is a master Pilates instructor? Is there a certification for it? Who gets to be a master teacher? Find out in this brief look at a popular Pilates instructor description.

Pilates Associations - Pilates Method Certification through the U.S. Pilates Association
The U.S. Pilates Association oversees Pilates teacher certification in the Authentic Pilates tradition, as well as Joseph Pilates archives. Learn about the U.S. Pilates Association.

What is The Pilates Method Alliance - Certification and Events
Read about The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), a non-profit Pilates organization that promotes professionalism in Pilates and sponsors the PMA Pilates Instructor Certification Exam.

Pilates Push Up - How to Do Pilates Push Up the Wrong Way
Pilates push up is different than regular push ups. Take a look of what not to do in your Pilates push up exercise with this example of a Pilates move done wrong.

Pelvic Alignment in Exercise - Tucked vs Neutral Pelvic Alignment in Exercise
Learn about the importance of pelvic alignment in exercise. These examples from Pilates show the difference between a tucked and neutral pelvic alignment, and why you want to avoid a very tucked pelvis.

Pelvic Alignment in Exercise - Tucked vs Neutral Pelvic Alignment in Exercise
Learn about the importance of pelvic alignment in exercise. These examples from Pilates show the difference between a tucked and neutral pelvic alignment, and why you want to avoid a tucked pelvis. Page 2.

Pelvic Alignment in Exercise - Tucked vs Neutral Pelvic Alignment in Exercise
Learn about the importance of pelvic alignment in exercise. These examples from Pilates show the difference between a tucked and neutral pelvic alignment, and why you want to avoid a tucked pelvis. Page 3.

Easy Pilates Exercises - Sensing the Bones - An Easy Pilates Exercise
One of the best ways to improve your alignment in exercise is to know where your bones should be. Learn an easy Pilates exercise that will improve your inner sense of your your bones.

Pilates Reformer Exercises - Plank Front Support Exercises on the Pilates Reformer
Whether you do Pilates Reformer Exercises or use other Pilates equipment or the mat, you can learn a lot from these before and after photos of Pilates reformer exercise.

Pilates Reformer Exercises - Plank Front Support Exercises on the Pilates Reformer
Whether you do Pilates Reformer Exercises or use other Pilates equipment or the mat, you can learn a lot from these before and after photos of Pilates reformer exercise. Page 2.

Pilates Reformer Exercises - Plank Front Support Exercises on the Pilates Reformer
Whether you do Pilates Reformer Exercises or use other Pilates equipment or the mat, you can learn a lot from these before and after photos of Pilates reformer exercise. Page 3.

Core Exercises - What to Know About Core Exercises
We call a lot of exercises core exercises but many target just a few abdominal muscles and miss the full spectrum of core training. Learn about the core muscles and how to improve your core workouts.

Hip Flexors and Abdominal Exercises - Minimize Hip Flexors in Abdominal Exercises
Your hip flexors might be taking over your abdominal exercises. Learn to use Pilates to increase the power of your abdominal exercises by staying out of your hip flexors.

Hip Flexors and Abdominal Exercises - Minimize Hip Flexors in Abdominal Exercises
Your hip flexors might be taking over your abdominal exercises. Learn to use Pilates to increase the power of your abdominal exercises by staying out of your hip flexors. Page 2.

The Psoas Muscle: An Introduction to the Psoas Muscle
Learn about the psoas muscle. The psoas is an important core muscle that is often blamed for low back pain. Find out more about the psoas and how to avoid psoas muscle pain.

Pilates Abdominals - What are Abdominals
A definition of the term, abdominals, as used in pilates exercises.

Classical Pilates - What is Classical Pilates
Classical Pilates defined. What does classical Pilates mean?

Contemporary Pilates - What is Contemporary Pilates Training
What is contemporary Pilates training? Contemporary Pilates defined.

Contrology is Pilates Exercise
Contrology is the original term that Joseph Pilates used to describe the Pilates method.

Core Strength - Definition of Core Strength - Core Strength Provides Stability and Alignment
Core strength is a foundation of Pilates Exercise. To develop core strength we learn to use the abdominal and back muscles in a balanced way.

What Does Extension Mean?
To extend is to take things further apart. Anatomically we say that we are using our muscles as extensors when we use them to decrease the angel between parts.

What does Flexion Mean?
In anatomical terms, flexion is to bring parts closer together. Flexing the muscles is to use the muscles to bring the bones closer together.

Pilates Terms - Functional Fitness - What is Functional Fitness
Fitness training that is designed, through exercise, to mimic and improve the kinds of movement activities that people perform in everyday life.

Lateral Breathing is a Pilates Breathing Technique
Lateral breathing, a Pilates breathing technique allows you to take a deep breath while keeping the abdominals contracted.

What is Diaphragmatic Breathing - Diaphragmatic Breathing Defined
When you take a deep breath in to your belly, it's your diaphragm muscle that lets you do it. Learn about diaphragmatic deep breathing.

Eccentric Contraction - What is an Eccentric Contraction
An eccentric contraction of three kinds of muscle contractions. Get eccentric contraction defined.

Pilates Stretches - Counter Stretch
A counter stretch is an exercise that stretches the body in an opposite way than the exercise you performed before it. It usually stretches the opposing muscles, as well.

Flexibility - What is the Definition of Flexibility
Get the definition of flexibility as it relates to stretching and exercise.

The Pilates Magic Circle - Pilates Equipment - Exercise Rings
The Pilates Magic Circle is a ring, about 13 inches in diameter, that is used to provide resistance for exercise.

Pilates Terms - Modify- What is an Exercise Modification?
Modification changes an exercise but keeps its original intent.

Neutral Pelvis in Pilates Exercise
Neutral Pelvis and neutral spine are important reference points for Pilates exercises.

Neutral Spine in Pilates Exercise
Neutral Spine is the natural position of the spine when all body parts are in good alignment. When the spine is in neutral, the natural curves of the cervical and lumbar spine are maintained.

Oppositional Stretch - Pilates Terms and Definitions
An oppositional stretch is a stretch that extends the body in opposing directions at the same time.

Pilates Machine: the Pilates Exercise Machine Defined
What is a Pilates machine? Get Pilates machine defined as well as other Pilates equipment terms.

Pilates Stance - Pilates Term - Pilates Leg Positions
Pilates stance refers to a slightly turned out position of the legs. The legs are rotated outward at the hip, leaving the heels together and the toes apart. This leg position is used in many Pilates exercises.

Your Pilates Powerhouse
The center of your body, the area between your bottom ribs and the top of your pubic bone, is your powerhouse. It includes the abdominals and the lower back.

The Pilates Reformer - What is a Reformer?
The Pilates reformer is an original and important piece of Pilates equipment.

Scapula-Pilates Terms and Definitions
Some people call the scapula the wing bones because of their position on the back and their flat, triangular, wing-like shape.

What is Scoop the Abs?
Scoop your abs is a phrase we use a lot in Pilates but it can leave a beginner wondering what that could possibly be. Here is a quick definition for scoop the abs..

The Sit Bones
Those bony parts you feel when you sit on a firm surface. Find out the technical name...

Tabletop Legs - Definition of Tabletop Legs - Pilates Terms Defined
The legs are in tabletop position when the knees are bent so that the thighs are perpendicular to the floor and the shins are parallel to the floor.

Winsor Pilates - What is Winsor Pilates?
Winsor Pilates is a Pilates brand name, founded by Mari Winsor, sometimes misspelled as Windsor Pilates. Find out more.

Midline - Pilates Definitions - In Pilates, What is the Midline or Center Line
Midline definition: an anatomical term describing an invisible line down the middle of the body.

Pilates - Zip it Up
Is your instructor encouraging you to zip it up? To

Will Pilates Help Me Lose Weight? - Pilates for Weight Loss
Many People do Pilates to tone their muscles, gain strength and flexibility, and to lose weight. Creating lean muscle mass, as Pilates does, is one of the best ways to increase your calorie-burning potential.

Beginning Pilates Class: Prepare for a Beginning Pilates Class
How to prepare for beginning Pilates Classes. What to wear to do a Pilates workout, what to bring to Pilates class, and what to expect at a Pilates studio.

Pilates - Exercises and Equipment for Strength and Flexibility - Pilates DVD Reviews and More
Get information on Pilates classes, equipment, and beginning Pilates along with free pilates exercise instructions and DVD and Pilates clothing reviews.

Pilates Exercises - Free Pilates Exercise Instructions
Here are over 100 free Pilates exercise instructions. Sample Pilates exercises and workouts for the mat, exercise ball, magic circle and more.

Reviews of Pilates Equipment - Clothing, DVDs and Pilates Equipment Reviews
Pilates equipment, videos, DVDs, books and clothes as well as other exercise accessories are reviewed. Many of the most popular brands are discussed, and a list of buying tips is included.

Meet the Beanbag
With some simple exercises, you don't have to be afraid of planks or push ups anymore.

Workout for your Wrists and Fingers with The Beanbag
Lean to use the Pilates Beanbag to improve your planks and push ups. Page 2.

Workout with the Beanbag - Step Two
Get ready for planks and push ups with the Pilates beanbag to strengthen your wrists and fingers. Page 3.

Lessons Learned
In 2002 I published a book chock full of everything I knew about the Pilates Mat work.  It's a body of work I'm still very proud of but it did contain one item

Pilates Body in Motion released on Amazon Kindle
Alycea Ungaro reviews her own book Pilates: Body in Motion and makes a big change.

Preparation Exercise from Pilates: Body in Motion
Alycea Ungaro, author of Pilates: Body in Motion says the Preparation exercise may or may not work for you. Page 2.

Preparation Exercise - Alternative Version
Alycea Ungaro, author of Pilates: Body in Motion offers an alternative preparation exercise that will work for everyone. Page 3.

Intermediate Pilates DVDs and Online Videos
Read reviews of Pilates DVDs and online videos. Reviews of DVDs from Stott Pilates, Yogilates, Winsor Pilates and more.

Pilates DVDs - Read Reviews of Pilates DVDs and Videos Online
Find reviews of Pilates DVDs and videos online. Beginner Pilates DVDs through intermediate and advanced Pilates are featured, as well as Pilates DVDs for weight loss, Pilates exercises on the ball, and more.

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Beginners Pilates DVDs and Videos
Read reviews of Beginners Pilates DVDs and Videos. Beginner workouts from Stott Pilates, Yogilates, Winsor Pilates and more.

Top Pilates on DVD Reviews - Recommendations for Pilates DVDs
Find top Pilates on DVD choices. Here are Pilates DVD recommendations based on reviews and divided by beginner, intermediate, advanced, and special interest categories.

Weight Loss - Tips for Weight Loss with Pilates
Tips for weight loss with Pilates. How you can use Pilates as part of your weight loss program.

The Best Tummy Toning Exercises
Learn the 3 of the best tummy toning exercises. Tone your upper abs, your lower abs and your oblique abdominal muscles and learn more about abdominal exercises.

Pilates Gifts - Pilates DVDs, Equipment and Workout Clothing as Pilates Gifts
A Pilates gift could be clothing or a DVD, or Pilates equipment like the reformer or magic circle. Get reviews and recommendations for Pilates gifts.

Pilates Exercise Modification Tips - Modify Pilates Exercises for Back and Neck Pain
Learn to modify Pilates exercises for safety or more challenge. Do Pilates exercises, and protect your neck and back, with these simple tips. Apply these basic modifications to matwork or reformer workouts.

Gravity and your Abdominals
The secret to flat abs is yours in 3 simple steps.

Find Your Abs - Step 1
The secret to flat abs is yours in 3 simple steps. Page 2.

Find your Abs Step 2
The secret to flat abs is yours in 3 simple steps. Page 3.

Find your Abs - Next Step
The secret to flat abs is yours in 3 simple steps. Page 4.

Find your Abs - Final Step
The secret to flat abs is yours in 3 simple steps. Page 5.

Joseph Pilates Method delivers Tools for Managing Disease
A terminal cancer patient uses Pilates in the hospital while battling Melanoma.

A Pilates Event for Everyone - March Matness
March MATness is a Pilates event that invites everyone to participate. Learn Pilates with Benjamin Degenhardt and a team of instructors.

Is Pilates Right for You?
Find out what type of exerciser you are. Here's what you need to know to see if Pilates is right for you?

Try a Pilates Exercise Three Different Ways and Choose your Favorite
Try Pilates at home in a 3 minute test drive with one exercise.

Try a Pilates Exercise Three Different Ways and Choose your Favorite
Try Pilates at home in a 3 minute test drive with one exercise. Page 2.

Try a Pilates Exercise Three Different Ways and Choose your Favorite
Try Pilates at home in a 3 minute test drive with one exercise. Page 3.

Try a Pilates Exercise Three Different Ways and Choose your Favorite
Try Pilates at home in a 3 minute test drive with one exercise. Page 4.

Do you Need Springs to do Pilates at Home?
Learn about the Pilates Springs, why the work and 3 things you can do at home to get your own spring training workout.

Learn about 5 Original and Important Pilates Teachers in History
Discover the original Pilates teachers in the Pilates Legacy Project presented by PilatesAnytime.com

Reader Submissions: Readers' Best Resistance Band Exercises
Learn new resistance band exercises with this collection of exercise instructions from our Pilates readers. Use these exercises to create your own resistance band workout.

Resistance Band Exercises - Our Readers' Best
Learn new resistance band exercises with this collection of exercise instructions from our Pilates readers. Use these exercises to create your own resistance band workout.

The Best Pilates Books (not written by Joseph Pilates)
About.com readers nominate the best book about Pilates for the Readers' Choice Awards.

The Best Pilates DVDs - Readers' Choice 2012
Our readers need to know: What do you think is the best Pilates DVD? We have beginner, intermediate and advanced categories. Vote here.

Best Portable Pilates Reformers for Home Workouts
Readers are nominating the Pilates reformers they think are best for home workouts.

The Very Best Pilates Ab Exercise
Pilates is famous for toning the abdominal muscles. Here, readers vote on which Pilates exercise they think is the very best ab exercise.

Reader Submissions: Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Our readers are showing off their Pilates studios. Here our readers share photos and tell us about their space and the Pilates equipment and classes that make each studio special.

A Look Inside Pilates Studios with Photos and Descriptions
Our readers are showing off their Pilates studios. Here our readers share photos and tell us about their space and the Pilates equipment and classes that make each studio special.

Pilates DVD Review - Bone Smart - Exercise for Osteoporosis
Read a review of BoneSmart Pilates, a workout DVD with exercises you can do to prevent or reverse osteoporosis.

Balanced Body Pilates DVD Review - Pilates Pro at Home Series
There are 5 DVDs in the Balanced Body Pilates Pro at Home series featuring Pilates instructor Elizabeth Larkam. Read a review of these Pilates DVDs

Pilates Exercises - The Hundred - Pilates Mat Exercises
The hundred is a classic Pilates exercise. It builds core strength, stamina and coordination. To do this exercise well, you must fully engage the abdominal muscles while you practice a dynamic breathing pattern.

Circuit Routine - Pilates Home Workout with Resistance Band, Exercise Ball and Pilates Ring
Learn a Pilates circuit routine for home workouts with the resistance band, exercise ball and Pilates ring.

Pilates Ring Exercise - Rainbow
Glutes, thighs and core control are essential parts of this Pilates ring exercise. Learn rainbow. Page 10.

Open Legs Balance with Pilates Ring
Open leg balance with the Pilates ring adds inner thigh toning and calls for even more core control. Page 11.

Relaxing Stretch on the Exercise Ball and More Workouts
This relaxing stretch on the exercise ball feels so good after a workout. Use it to stretch your abs and hip flexors. Page 12.

Warm Up - Palm Press with Pilates Ring
Engage your core and warm up with this Pilates ring exercise. Page 2.

Pilates Roll Up with Pilates Ring
Add the Pilates ring to your roll up exercise. This will help you engage your core muscles and add some and back toning to the exercise. Page 3.

Pilates Footwork as a Resistance Band Exercise
Learn how to use the resistance band with this leg and foot exercise from Pilates. Page 4.

Pilates Exercise: Single Leg Circle with Resistance Band
Challenge your core stability, tone your legs and improve your range of motion by adding the resistance band to Pilates single leg circle exercise. Page 5.

Bicep Curls with Resistance Band
Work your biceps and abdominal muscles with this resistance band exercise. Page 6.

Bridge on the Exercise Ball
Get instructions for Pilates bridge on the exercise ball. Page 7.

Home Ball Workout - Plank to Push Up
Tone your core and arms. Learn to do plank to push up with the exercise ball. Page 8.

Chest Lift with Rotation on the Exercise Ball
Add a rotation to chest lift on the exercise ball to get an extra workout for the oblique abdominal muscles. Page 9.

The Hundred with Exercise Band in Hands
Simulate a Spring Driven Pilates Workout with Exercise Bands at Home.

The Hundred with Exercise Band on Legs
Simulate a Spring Driven Pilates Workout with Exercise Bands at Home. Page 2.

Work your Abs, Posture and Alignment from the Bottom Up
Fix your feet and you'll fix your posture with this one simple move. Page 4.

Work your Abs, Posture and Alignment from the Bottom Up
Fix your feet and you'll fix your posture with this one simple move. Page 3.

Work your Abs, Posture and Alignment from the Bottom Up
Fix your feet and you'll fix your posture with this one simple move. Page 2.

Pilates Bridge Exercise with a Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise.

Beginning Bridge Exercise on the Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise. Page 2.

Pilates Bridge Exercise with a Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise. Page 3.

Pilates Bridge Exercise with a Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise. Page 4.

Pilates Bridge Exercise with a Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise. Page 5.

Pilates Bridge Exercise with a Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise. Page 6.

Pilates Bridge Exercise with a Medicine Ball
Pilates bridge exercise done with the medicine ball adds an extra stability and hamstring challenge to the exercise. Page 7.

Work your Abs, Posture and Alignment from the Bottom Up
Fix your feet and you'll fix your posture with this one simple move

Pilates Reformer Workout - Exercise
See a photo demonstration of bottom lift exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 16.

Pilates Reformer Exercises: the Footwork
See a photo demonstration of footwork on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 2.

Pilates Reformer Workout: Stomach Massage - rounded
See a photo demonstration of the stomach massage exercises on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 7.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Short Box Flat Back Exercise
See a photo demonstration of short box flat back exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 10.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Short Box Exercise
See a photo demonstration of short box exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 9.

Pilates Reformer Exercises: The Footwork
See a photo demonstration of footwork on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 3.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Frog Exercise
See a photo demonstration of frog exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 6.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Running Exercise
See a photo demonstration of frog exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 15.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Beginner Pilates Exercises
See a photo demonstration of a complete beginner Pilates reformer workout. The beginner Pilates exercises here are beautifully performed and accompanied by notes and tips.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Knee Stretches Exercise
See a photo demonstration of frog exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 13.

Pilates Reformer Workout: Stomach Massage - 2, arms back
See a photo demonstration of stomach massage arms back exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 8.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Short Box Flat Back Exercise
See a photo demonstration of short box flat back with pole exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 11.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Elephant Exercise
See a photo demonstration of the elephant exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 12.

Beginner Pilates Reformer Exercises - the Hundred
See a photo demonstration of the hundred exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 4.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Knee Stretches Exercise
See a photo demonstration of knee stretches arch back exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 14.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Leg Circles Exercise
See a photo demonstration of leg circles exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout. Page 5.

Single Minutes of Exercise for Weight Loss
A study by the University of Utah shows that accumulating single minutes of exercise in a week can lead to weight loss.

Hip Extension - the Muscles and Exercises - Why You Need Strong Glutes and Hamstrings
Hip extension is part of everyday movement like walking, running and stair stepping but many of us have weak hip extensors -- hamstrings and glutes -- so we don't full power. Learn about hip extension exercises and why they are good buttock firming exercises.

Reviews - SLVRBK Roll Up Exercise Mat - Pilates and Yoga
Read a review of the SLVRBK roll up exercise mat. Suitable for Pilates and yoga, this mat is environmentally friendly and extra thick.

Pilates and Sex - 5 Ways Pilates Exercise Improves Sex Life
The word is out: One of the great benefits of Pilates is better sex. Find out why.

Quick Pilates Workout - Sample Exercises
Use this series of free Pilates mat exercises anytime you want a quick Pilates workout. It includes a warm up, exercises that tone the abdominals, back, arms, legs and butt, as well as some stretching.

Quick Workout - Pilates mat exercise - Pelvic Curl
A warm up for the spine and abdominal muscles, Pelvic Curl in this quick workout also works the lower body and helps coordinate breath and movement. Page 2.

The Hundred - Pilates Mat Exercises - Quick Workout
The Hundred is a classic Pilates Exercise. In this quick workout, it builds strength, stamina and coordination. One must use the breath and really activate the powerhouse at the same time. Page 3.

Pilates Quick Workout - Single Leg Stretch Exercise
Single Leg Stretch is one of the best Pilates mat exercises for working the abdominals. In this quick workout is an especially good exercise for the lower abdominals. If flat abs. is one of your goals, this exercise is for you. Page 4.

Quick Workout - Spine Stretch - Pilates Mat Exercise
Spine Stretch is a Pilates mat exercise that feels really good. In this quick workout it is a great stretch for the back and the hamstrings as well as a moment to center oneself before moving on to more challenging exercises. Page 5.

Quick Workout - Pilates Exercise - Swimming
This Pilates mat exercise is perfect for toning the abs. butt, back and hamstrings. Page 6.

Quick Workout - Plank - Pilates Mat Exercise
While Plank really targets the abdominal muscles and shoulder stability, you will find that plank is an excellent way to get a full body challenge. It is often modified to help build core stability for beginners and those with physical challenges. Page 7.

Saw - Pilates Mat Exercises
Saw is a basic Pilates Mat Exercise that is appropriate for all workout levels. In this quick workout it is a good spine stretch, utilizing spinal rotation and the breath to increase the stretch. Page 8.

Free Pilates Exercise Videos Online - Best Free Pilates Exercise Videos
Find the best online Pilates videos. Top choices for Pilates exercises in free online video and podcast format.

DVD of Pilates with Weights - Sexy Body Pilates with Weights Workout - DVD Review
Pilates DVD review of Sexy Body Workout - Pilates with Weights from Jonathan Urla, founder of Yogilates.

Review - Workout Tops and bras - Racerback Tank from Abi and Joseph
Read a review of the racerback tank top for Pilates and yoga from Abi and Joseph. This workout top is smooth, long enough, and elegant. Find out if it fits your needs.

Pilates History - The Pilates Elder Romana Kryzanowska, with Biography
In honor of the passing of the Romana Kryzanowska, a legendary Pilates Elder, we take time to appreciate her life, the inspiration she was to her students, and the immense contribution she made to the Pilates world. Includes a brief biography and many resources on the history of Pilates.

The Pilates Movie - a Movement of Movement - Interview
What is the new Pilates movie, a Movement of Movement about and who is behind it? Learn more in this interview with filmmaker Mark Pedri.

Interview with Mark Pedri - Pilates Movie - a Movement of Movement
Learn all about the Pilates movie A Movement of Movement in this interview with documentary film maker Mark Pedri. Page 2.

Strength Building and Pilates for Men with Julian Littleford
In this special interview with Julian Littleford he talks about building strength with Pilates and Pilates for men, as well as how to work with Pilates in recovery from illness or injury.

Building Strength with Pilates After Illness or Injury with Julian Littleford
Renowned Pilates instructor Julian Littleford talks about strength building and returning to Pilates after illness or injury. Page 2.

Pilates Books - Review - Voices of Classical Pilates
Read a review of the book Voices of Classical Pilates. This wide-ranging series of essays about Jospeh Pilates' Method includes many stories of Romana Kryzanowska as well as reflections on learning and teaching Pilates as well as its many benefits.

Joseph Pilates - Founder of the Pilates Method - A Biography
Read this short biography of Joseph Pilates, the founder of the Pilates method of exercise and the inventor of the Pilates exercise equipment. Joseph Pilates story is an essential part of the history of Pilates.

Inside the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) with Elizabeth Anderson
In an in-depth interview with Pilates Method Alliance executive director Elizabeth Anderson, we get an inside the PMA view of certification, pilates teacher training, and PMA plans for the future. Page 3.

Inside the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) with Elizabeth Anderson
In an in-depth interview with Pilates Method Alliance executive director Elizabeth Anderson, we get an inside the PMA view of certification, pilates teacher training, and PMA plans for the future. Page 2.

Inside the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) with Elizabeth Anderson
The Pilates Method Alliance is one of the most influential organizations in the Pilates industry. In an in-depth interview with PMA executive director Elizabeth Anderson, we get an inside scoop on issues like the public perception of PMA certification, what it would take to have the PMA accredit schools, and PMA plans for the future.

Fletcher Pilates - an Interview with Kyria Sabin About Pilates Elder Ron Fletcher
This interview with the director of Fletcher Pilates, Kyria Sabin, explores the Pilates of Ron Fletcher -- what his influences were and how he developed his own style.

How Ron Fletcher Developed His Style of Pilates
Here we look at some of the ways Ron Fletcher developed his own style of Pilates from Joseph Pilates work. Page 2.

Pilates Principles - Six Essential Pilates Concepts
The Pilates principles are concepts that inform the Pilates method of exercise and set it apart from other exercise programs. The Pilates principles apply to every Pilates exercise, mat or equipment.

Intermediate Pilates Training Tips - Classes and Equipment
Now that you are at the intermediate level, here are 5 Pilates training tips to help you get the most out of your practice.

Nausea and Dizziness While Exercising
Dizziness and nausea while exercising are not uncommon among athletes who train really hard, but what about those of us doing moderate exercise, like Pilates?

Using the Abs in Exercise - How to Pull in the Abdominals
Whether you are doing Pilates or engaged in other exercises, it is essential to know how to pull in your abs in a way that builds strength, supports the spine, and provides stability.

The Benefits of Deep Breathing in Pilates Exercise
Learn about the many benefits of deep breathing. This article is about how deep breathing is used in Pilates exercise and includes info on deep breathing exercises.

Beginning Pilates - Next Steps for Pilates Beginners
A special article for Pilates beginners -- find out what your next moves should be.

Pilates Instructor Siri Galliano
A brief biography of Pilates instructor Siri Galliano

What are Barre Workouts - Booty Barre - Tracey Mallett
Barre workouts are gaining popularity. Learn about Booty Barre workouts and how they fit with Pilates in this interview with Booty Barre founder Tracey Mallett.

Detox - Body Cleansing the Pilates Way, with Exercise
Detox with the famous Pilates internal shower. This is full body cleansing through increased circulation and better breathing.

Pilates and Pregnancy - The Basics of Pilates During Pregnancy
Are you wondering about doing Pilates and pregnancy? Pilates is an excellent form of exercise for a healthy pregnancy. Pilates will help you maintain strength and flexibility, tone the abdominals and pelvic floor muscles, and set up good conditioning for your post pregnancy rebound.

Pilates Training - Readers Share Special Lessons from the Pilates Elders
Readers share their personal stories and insights from training with the Pilates Elders.

Pilates Exercises and Pilates Classes - How to Say I Love Pilates Exercises and Pilates Classes
Help us say I love Pilates in different languages. Also, if you want to learn to ask for Pilates exercises or Pilates classes in many languages, check here. Great translations for Pilates students who travel.

Pilates Exercises and Pilates Classes - How to Say I Love Pilates Exercises and Pilates Classes
Help us say I love Pilates in different languages. Also, if you want to learn to ask for Pilates exercises or Pilates classes in many languages, check here. Great translations for Pilates students who travel. Page 2.

Where to Do Pilates - Unusual Places We Do Pilates Exercises
Home workouts are great. So are Pilates classes. But read what happens when readers figure out where to do Pilates when they are not able to be at a

Pilates Exercises and Pilates Classes - How to Say I Love Pilates Exercises and Pilates Classes
Help us say I love Pilates in different languages. Also, if you want to learn to ask for Pilates exercises or Pilates classes in many languages, check here. Great translations for Pilates students who travel. Page 3.

What and Where the Hip Muscles Called the Deep Six Are
The deep six are important hip muscles. Learn about where they are and how they move, stabilize and lift.

Get an Oblique Workout with Pilates Exercises
If you want to know how to get an oblique workout or what the obliques are and what they do, this is the article for you. It includes sample oblique exercises from Pilates as well as safety tips.

Tips for Pilates Beginners - Advice on Pilates Exercises, Classes and Workouts
What would you tell a Pilates beginner about Pilates? Would you talk about classes, exercises, how to get the best workouts? Share you experience and read what others have written too.

Pilates Mats - Reviews and Information About Pilates Mats
Read reviews and get information about Pilates mats. Learn which exercise mats are best for home workouts.

Intermediate Pilates DVDs and Online Videos
Read reviews of Pilates DVDs and online videos. Reviews of DVDs from Stott Pilates, Yogilates, Winsor Pilates and more.

Pilates Magic Circle Exercises
Here are free Pilates magic circle exercises, as well as information on magic circles. The Magic circles, also known as fitness circle, workout ring, exercise ring, etc., add light resistance to pilates exercises and help target specific muscle groups. They are often used to help tone the arms and thighs, and increase the core strength challenge of an exercise.

Pilates Warm-up and Prep. Exercises
These exercises get you in touch with your core muscles and set up good alignment for doing Pilates Exercises. Pilates breathing, finding neutral spine, and pelvic placement are all covered. Doing preparation exercises is an essential part of getting the most out of your Pilates workout.

Stretching Exercises
Pilates exercises increase flexibility with stretches that are supported by the core and respect the normal range of motion of the joints. These stretches from Pilates and yoga will help you increase flexibility and range of motion.

Pilates on the Exercise Ball
Pilates exercises done on the exercise ball create a core strength and stability challenge.

Pilates for Beginners: Pilates Exercises and Information for Beginner Pilates
Get all the best information for Pilates beginners. Learn the benefits of Pilates, get Pilates beginner exercises, find out about Pilates classes, and more.

Questions About Pilates Exercise Answered
This is where you will find answers to all kinds of questions about Pilates - or the resources to get the answers. Look for tips from other readers too.

Pilates Equipment - Pictures of Small Pilates Equipment for Home Exercise
Great pictures of Pilates equipment for the home workout. Exercise balls, resistance bands and exercise mats are among the pictures in this gallery of small, affordable Pilates exercise equipment for the home. Page 3.

Always a Beginner
Hello You! If we haven't met yet - I'm your new Pilates expert here on About.com.  I hope you were able to enjoy some of my new articles these past few

July 26 - August 4, 2013 - The Pilates Center of Boulder's 2013 Summer Conferenc - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Learn about the the summer conference of the Pilates Center of Boulder, 2013.

Arch Pilates Studio in Saint Johns, Florida - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Arch Pilates in Saint Johns, Florida shows off the studio and offers some tips on getting started in your Pilates business.

August 9 - 11, 2013 Big Bear Pilates Festival - CA - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Learn about the Big Bear Pilates Festival at Big Bear Lake, California. This Pilates event features Pilates instruction with many of the most popular classical Pilates instructors.

June 14-16, 2013 - Pilates Round Table Summit - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Learn about the Pilates Round Table Summit held in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida featuring a series of Pilates workshops with Laurette Ryan, Amy Alpers, Sherri Betz and Kyria Sabin.

June 8-9, 2013, Learn from the Leaders - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Get the details on the Learn from the Leaders Conference in June, 2013 -- created by BASI Pilates as part of their 25 year anniversary celebration.

October 9 - 12, 2013 - Annual Meeting of the Pilates Method Alliance - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Get the details on the Pilates Method Alliance conference for 2013.

July 12-14, 2013 - Pilates On Tour - Denver - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
The Pilates on Tour conference stops in Denver in 2013. Get details here.

August 16-18, 2013 - Pilates on Tour - Washington DC - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Pilates on Tour will be in Washington DC in August 2013. Learn more.

September 27-29, 2013 - Pilates on Tour - Chicago - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Learn about the Pilates on Tour conference coming to Chicago in September, 2013.

July 31 - Aug. 3, Polestar Pilates 8th International Conference - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Learn about the 8th International Polestar Pilates Conference of 2013

September 27 - 29, 2013 - Classical Pilates Convention UK - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
Get the details on the Classical Pilates Convention UK taking place September 27 through 29, 2013.

Sept. 28 - 30, 2013 South American Pilates Conference - : Pilates Conferences - An International Listing
The South American Pilates conference features all kinds of Pilates and top instructors from many traditions. Learn more.

Polestar Pilates - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about Pilates instructor training through Polestar Pilates comprehensive program.

Power Pilates - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Read a description of the Power Pilates teacher training program.

Rasamaya Pilates Teacher Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Rasamaya Pilates teacher training in New Hampshire and Massachusetts offers a 450 hour program.

Balanced Body, Northern Virginia - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
This Balanced Body Pilates teacher training program is in Northern Virginia.

Trio Pilates in Hillsboro, Oregon - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Read this description of a cozy Pilates studio in Hillsboro, Oregon

Len Palombi Became a Pilates Instructor at 60 - : Pilates Success Stories
Len became a Pilates instructor at age 60. Read his inspiring story of Pilates teacher training, and feeling old at 50 but revitalized at 60.

From Dancer to Pilates Teacher at 60 - : Pilates Success Stories
Anne was a dancer and choreographer who became a Pilates teacher at 60. Read her story.

Body TEMPLE in South Delhi, India - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
The Body TEMPLE Pilates studio in Delhi, India is one of the studios in our online Pilates studio tour.

De Ville's Health & Fitness - Pilates Studio in Atherstone, UK - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Our reader Mo Parker says this Pilates studio in Atherstone, UK is a realization of her dream.

Pilates Studio Genova Italy - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This Stott Pilates certified Pilates Studio is in Genova, Italy. See photos and read a description

Singita Pilates in Chicago - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
See photos and read about Singita Pilates studio in Chicago

Washington Ave Pilates in Houston, Texas - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
See photos and read about this Pilates studio in Houston, Texas which also offers teacher training.

6 Keys Pilates Studio in Philadelphia - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Take a look at this intimate Pilates studio in Philadelphia.

Pilates Center at Madeira School in McLean, Virginia - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This Pilates studio is in McLean, Virginia. Read about their offerings and studio business tips.

Tempo Pilates Studio in London, UK - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This Pilates studio in London focuses on weight loss and toning

Helios Center for Movement - Pilates in Chicago, Illinois - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Take a peak inside this Fletcher Pilates studio in Chicago.

Aligned Living Pilates Studio in Acworth, Georgia - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Enjoy photos and business tips from a Pilates studio in Acworth Georgia.

Pilates Studio in Cape Town, South Africa - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This Pilates studio in Cape Town offers classes and instructor training

A Home Pilates Studio in Menlo Park, California - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This home Pilates studio shows that a great workout can be had in a smaller space.

CoreFocused Pilates Studio in Hollis New Hampshire - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This Pilates studio in New Hampshire has turned its rural setting into a big plus.

Real Pilates Studio in New York - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
Real Pilates in New York is the home studio of Pilates author Alycea Ungaro.

Suncoast Pilates Studio in Palm Harbor, Florida - : Join Our Online Pilates Studio Tour
This exceptionally large Pilates studio that offers many kinds of classes and is in Palm Harbor, Florida.

Pilates After Hip Surgery - : Pilates Success Stories
Read about how a Pilates instructor used her Pilates training during rehab from hip surgery.

Lateral Walking Exercise with Resistance Band - : Readers' Best Resistance Band Exercises
Get resistance band exercise instructions for lateral band walking. This exercise improves hip and knee stability.

Standing Hip Abduction Exercise with Resistance Band - : Readers' Best Resistance Band Exercises
Standing hip abduction with the resistance band strengthens the hip abductors and the core. Get resistance band exercise instructions for standing hip abduction exercise.

The Pilates Center of Boulder Intermediate Teacher Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about the Intermediate Pilates Teacher Training Program at the Pilates Center of Boulder.

Hip Twist Instructions from Susannah Marchese - : Instructions for Pilates Exercise - Hip Twist
Get instructions for the Pilates exercise hip twist.

Hip Twist Instructions from Jennifer Adolfs - : Instructions for Pilates Exercise - Hip Twist
Get exercise instructions for Pilates Hip Twist from Jennifer Adolfs of Serenity Pilates.

The PhysicalMind Institute - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Read a description of the Pilates instructor training program through the PhysicalMind Institute.

Functional Strength Pilates’ Mentorship Program - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about the Pilates mentorship program to become a Pilates teacher through Functional Strength Pilates in Lone Tree, CO.

Advanced Teacher Training -The Pilates Center of Boulder (w liscensed locations) - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
The Pilates Center of Boulder offers advanced Pilates teacher training. Read a description here.

Fullerton College Pilates Teacher Training Certificate Program - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
This comprehensive Pilates teacher training is offered through Fullerton College in CA.

Jennifer Kries' Pilates Method Teacher Training Program - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Read a description of Jennifer Kries Pilates method teacher training.

Peak Pilates PPS Program - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Read a full description of Peak Pilates teacher training.

BASI Pilates Teacher Training Programs - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about Pilates teacher training programs through BASI Pilates as founded by master pilates teacher Rael Isacowitz.

Armone's Core Connections Instructor Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Read a description of Armone's Core Connections Pilates instructor training in La Jolla, CA.

Bella Forma - BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about Bella Forma Pilates teacher training, a BASI Pilates comprehensive training in San Diego.

Supremacy Pilates - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Read a description of Pilates instructor training through Supremacy Pilates in South Africa.

The Pilates Core Integration Comprehensive Teacher Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about the Pilates Core Integration teacher training. This program is taught by Virginia Nicholas and at teacher training sites around the US.

Pilates Sports Center Teacher Training Program - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn About the Pilates Sports Center comprehensive Pilates teacher training program in Scottsdale, Arizona

Balancepoint Pilates Teacher Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
A description of Balancepoint Pilates Teacher Training.

Modern Pilates Training - : Pilates Instructor Training Programs
Learn about Modern Pilates Training, A 500 hour Pilates training program offered in Boston and New Orleans.

basics...the way Joseph Pilates intended - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
This Pilates teacher started Pilates at 17 years old. Read her story.

Pilates Helped After Hip Surgery - : Pilates Success Stories
Pilates helped this reader after hip surgery. She is becoming certified in Pilates. Read her story...

My first Pilates experience was very difficult - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
Read how this contributor to First Pilates Class Stories started with a class too difficulty but went on to develop core strength and better posture.

I didn't even know what Pilates was - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
In this first Pilates class story, the writer went from a nervous beginner to becoming an instructor. Read how she started.

Don't be intimidated by the moves - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
A reader tells a first Pilates class story of being nervous to falling in love with Pilates and offers some beginner tips.

Wanted to Tone and Strengthen After 3 Babies - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
First Pilates Class Story: I had recently lost about 8kgs and wanted to tone up and get my strength back after having 3 babies. I have now lost 15kgs read more of this Pilates story...

I started with a Pilates reformer class - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
Readers are telling their first Pilates class stories and offering advice such as this: If you don't like the first Pilates class you go to, don't give up. Try a different instructor or studio. Read more pilates class stories.

Do Pilates for your own reason - : Remember Your First Pilates Class?
Anne's first Pilates class story:I wanted to do Pilates because all the dancers were doing it. Read more of Anne's story and other beginner Pilates class stories.