It’s always a good idea to work with a Pilates instructor if you are having back troubles, but if you can’t get into the studio, here is a good, gentle workout you can do at home. Be sure to get the okay from your doctor and stop and move on to the next exercise if […]

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Today I’m 34 weeks pregnant and yesterday I had a great lesson with Alisa Wyatt at Vintage Pilates. It felt so wonderful to move and have a strong workout. My growing body has felt really good during pregnancy (except for that awful morning sickness) and I think staying active with Pilates has been a big part […]

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Let’s talk about your pelvic floor! I love opening conversations like that because women usually say, “Pelvic-what?” and men’s eyes tend to glaze over. But you’re pelvic floor is important, yo, especially when you’re pregnant or post-partum. And let me tell you, it’s important that you start strengthening your pelvic floor before you have your […]

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I have a pregnant client (she’s about 6 1/2 months) who is going overseas for a week and asked me for some suggestions on exercises she can do while she’s away to help stay stretched and strong. Here’s a great, safe workout that I gave her. This should take about twenty minutes, but feel free […]

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I wanted to share my current mat workout that I’m enjoying at twenty-two weeks. While I can do all these exercises, I usually just do a collection of them to keep my body limber and feeling strong, often pairing them with Pilates exercises on the apparatus, like the Reformer, Cadillac and Chair. The spring resistance […]

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I remember when I had just given birth, waiting impatiently for the 6 week mark so I could be cleared to exercise again.  Exercise was not only the way I made my living, but it was what I used to de-stress and recharge.  Finally the day arrived when I could get started, I waited for […]

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My yoga practice has really fallen off since having kids.  Truth is, I miss those 90 minute classes where I could sweat and stretch out my day, but my time is now the thing being stretched.  It’s taken some adapting and thought, but I still have a deep practice, it just looks differently than it […]

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