"Survival Strategy" in long flights with Pilates
The last few years I had to spend a lot of time on airplanes, quite often flights were long (8-10 hours) and at first I carried them quite hard. And…

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Causes of burnout
Speaking about the reasons, in general, three areas are distinguished. This is an individual psychological area when a person has a strong desire to surrender to this stress. The second…

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Yoga for beginners
Many of us have heard something about yoga, however, we are sure that few have formed a sufficiently complete, and, most importantly, true idea of ​​this teaching. Yoga is not…

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Pilates using the CORE Band

Today, a group lesson in the Pilates system is very different from the same class several years ago, because a lot of new equipment has appeared – rings, balls, rubber shock absorbers, belts, yoga belts. The purpose of all these tools is to improve your practice, but there is one new invention that was created exclusively for working on the mat. This is the CORE Band.

This tape was invented in order to increase work efficiency and help to better understand the Pilates method while working on the mat. It allows you to use your own body as resistance, which makes working with the tape something similar to working on the Reformer. If you are just starting to practice Pilates, then the tape will help you perform exercises from the Center, which will provide the correct result literally right away. If you are an old- Continue reading

Interview with Disciple Educator of Lolita’s Legacy ™ by Ekaterina Smirnova

Ekaterina, in 2014 you received the status of the official Disciple Educators of Lolita’s Legacy ™. Ms. Lolita San Miguel has granted you the honorary right to teach and conduct certification in Eastern Europe for the Lolita’s Legacy training program. Many potential program participants are interested in the question, what path have you taken under the leadership of Elder Pilates to become the only second-generation teacher, Disciple Educator Lolita’s Legacy in Eastern Europe? How does it feel to be a student of the legendary Lolita?

Being a student of Lolita San Miguel is not only a great honor, but also a responsibility. When I went to study with her, I did not fully realize how global her impact on me would be. In addition to the knowledge gained (this was the main motive to learn from Lolita), I received a status that I must comply with because everything connected with the signature of Ms. Lolita San Miguel is a sign of the highest quality.
In order, I first took a two-year PMMP (Pilates Master Mentor Program) course. This is a training program for education professionals. Lolita does not teach Pilates here. Carefully selected program participants must already have a good command of the method, have a Diploma of the School recognized by it, and meet a number of criteria. This is a Continue reading

And again about Pilates

Pilates not only involves all the muscle layers (as well as any other movement, the question is only in degree). With the help of Pilates, there is a CONSCIOUS effect on the deep muscles, which performs the function of support in the body for any movement, allowing it to occur with the least energy consumption.
Pilates is an original, unique and so multifaceted Method that yogis see yoga in it, martial artists see fighters in Joe, dancers dance, philosophers teach, physiotherapists use physiotherapy, psychologists use wisdom, etc. P.

Localization of the physical effect of the method on the human body is much more voluminous than the power house and the central axis. The basis of the method is the organization of the whole body, placing it in Continue reading

What is cardio training
It would be logical to assume that cardio training is primarily an activity aimed at increasing endurance of the heart muscle. However, behind it lies much more effects on the…

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TRX Loop Workout Programs
TRX is one of the most popular types of training among fitness followers. Anyone who has tried it at least once will never give up on them. TRX is one…

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We set the bar high and stick to it
Topics that will be offered to students on August 13-14 in Riga are in demand and are required to study under the International Pilates University Fitness4you program. Pilates is not…

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A Guide for the Beginner Pilates Trainer
A healthy lifestyle, self-development are concepts that have closely entered our lives. The profession of a Pilates teacher becomes more and more popular. No wonder, because it combines a lot…

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