Three Tips for Getting Better at Pilates Class

Sometimes clients ask us how to get “better” at Pilates. Well, we’ve got some tips! Practice: You need regular practice to get better at anything. If you want to get better, you’ve got to show up and take class. Think About Form: Form is so important in Pilates....

Need a Pilates Moment Over Thanksgiving?

If you’re away and can’t make it to Pilates class over the holiday weekend, we have a quick mini-workout for you! No weights are needed, but it’s great if you could add them for the lunges. Warm up: Two minutes standing marching. As you march, use your core. Imagine...

What Are the Stott Springs

Our reformers have 5 springs – 3 red, 1 blue and 1 white. Red is the heaviest (100%), blue is the middle (50%) and white is very light (25%). For many exercises, more springs = heavier/more resistance. For example, footwork on 3 red will be heavier/harder than...

How To Change Your Springs

Throughout class your instructor will tell you what springs to load onto your reformer. Here’s a little reminder about how to change the springs. You will see 5 springs on your machine and a gear bar. The gear bar is the metal bar near your wooden platform with...