Kegel exercises
Keeping the upright position, press the spine firmly against the back of the chair. Spread your pelvis and head in opposite directions. Position the pelvis clearly in the center of…

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Pilates breath
Inhale is the first act in our life, and the last exhale. We can say that breathing accompanies each of our steps like a shadow that you do not notice.…

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Is Pilates an underfitness or an original method of self-improvement?
Is Pilates an underfitness or an original method of self-improvement? Pilates, Pilates with balls, Pilates on Reformers, Pilates for a healthy back, Pilates for athletes and what other Pilates you…

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diaphragm relaxes

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Pilates: The Art of Teaching Methods

To train someone is a big responsibility, and to train mentors is a double responsibility, this is an exam for you personally, a kind of test for what you really know.

When we receive a certificate for the first time after long courses, studies and exams, this feeling is incomparable. We rejoice, feel omnipotent – of course, because we deserve it, it was hard work and we have something to be proud of.

Very often I hear the following – “that’s it, now I can educate others, I am entitled to honor and increase salaries, because I have a certificate!” I am happy for these people, but I can’t help but think at that moment – “yes, now you are finally ready to start.” Continue reading

Spine Corrector

I am always very surprised when I visit the newly opened Pilates studio, which has the latest equipment in the world, but there is not a single spinal corrector. Once I was even invited to conduct a class on a spinal corrector, and when I entered the hall, it turned out that I would use Bosu or FitBall as a corrector. Of course, each equipment has its own purpose, but none can replace the corrector. Joseph Pilates created not only equipment, also known today as a small barrel or a barrel with a step, but also a set of special exercises for it. The archive contains drawings of this undoubtedly brilliant invention, as well as photos in which J. Pilates performs exercises on the corrector, and all this in 1945. Continue reading

Do not leave varicose veins without attention

Varicose veins are a common female problem. If you want your legs to look great and your health not to be in danger, take care of the health of your veins. The right way of life and timely contact to a specialist will help to eliminate the problem.

Doctors note that varicose veins have recently become significantly younger. If earlier it was believed that this is a problem for women after 40 years, now this disease is found in 20-year-olds and even in adolescents. Wearing high heels, a sedentary lifestyle, sitting for many hours or standing in the workplace – all these factors negatively affect the veins of your legs. Nevertheless, in some women, even at the age of 50, their legs may be without a single visible vein, while in others, at 30 they are mottled with a vascular network. The fact is that the Continue reading

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Balanced Nutrition and Pilates
In a healthy person, three principles are organically connected - Physical, Intellectual (Consciousness, Mind) and Spiritual (Emotional, Moral). Thanks to the 6 basic principles of Polestar Pilates, we get a…

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Stretch twine for beginners
Twine is one of the main exercises in gymnastics, acrobatics and stretching. This method of stretching is also used in dance, yoga and striptease. It not only demonstrates the plasticity…

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Functional training: essence and features
Functional training in the gym is very popular and is widely used in fitness. Training includes work that requires continuous movement. Performing such exercises, the athlete trains every muscle that…

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New Pilates at 70
Every year, the approach to Pilates changes for those who follow the system. The work of young people is very different from the work of a mature person, and that…

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