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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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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Modern Pilates - fascial Pilates, or - how “sticks” and “rubber bands” work
In the minds of many people (and coaches), the Pilates system seems to be training the abs and back. The person grabbed his back, for example, and the doctor says…

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Spinal movements

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 the seat, distribute the pressure evenly on both sides of the pelvis. Feel the pelvic floor area. Inhaling, relax the “bottom of the basket”, as if lowering it onto the seat, exhaling slowly, raise the bottom of the basket up the spine to the navel. Relax again. Perform 10 times.
The purpose of the exercises: to ensure blood circulation, prevention of swelling and back pain.

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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…

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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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Exercises for abdominal muscles
Keeping the position described above, feel the muscles of the pelvic floor. Inhale, relax the lower abdomen, exhale pull the lower abdomen to the spine, as if fastening tight jeans.…

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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…

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