Pilates exercises - principles
The coordination of breathing with movement is one of the principles of the oldest systems of physical exercises, such as yoga, tai chi, wu-shu, qi-gun. Pilates takes this principle for…

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Roll Up - Twisting the Spine
In twisting the spine, flexion of the spine with stabilization of the center is combined with muscle control to build the spine and strengthen the abdominal muscles. Step 1 Place…

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Pilates using a Stretch-eze
Stretch-eze® is the invention of a Pilates teacher from the United States, a former professional dancer, Kimberly Dye, who was praised in 2007 for fitness and travel products. Stretch-eze® is…

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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

Pilates teacher recommendations

Pilates teacher recommendations for studio clients.

The first lesson in any kind of activity is always exciting. Teachers usually know where they will start with any client. They are taught this, they have experience, understandable techniques and guidelines. But where to start the client? What will be the results? Here a lot depends on the client. From his ability to allow himself to learn.
Coming to a lesson, for example, on the piano, any sane person understands that in an hour learning how to freely use the instrument will fail. And if the practitioner is interested in the result, then he will have to start with something completely different from what he dreams of, imagining himself in a beautiful room, sitting Continue reading

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 will not find in advertising the modern fitness industry?
What are these Pilates? Different methods? Why then is all this united by the word Pilates?
Joseph Pilates called the method that he developed his whole life – Controlology – the art of control. This Continue reading

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Gym Activities
The gym attracts many, both beginners and professional athletes. As a rule, people starting to practice want to immediately see the result of their work. But, as practice shows, the…

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Joseph Clara Pilates Studio today
New York, 8th Avenue and 56th Street, an old low-rise building surrounded by skyscrapers, noisy cafes where cigars are still manually twisted in the neighborhood. Central Park is within easy…

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Fitness club classes
To achieve good and stable results, it is recommended to perform exercises regularly, at least once or twice a week. It is difficult to expect a quick disposal of extra…

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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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