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How To : Do a Hip Twist pilates exercise

The Hip Twist is an original pilates exercise that strengthens the abdominals and the core. By focusing on a modest range of motion to start and the correct use of the abdominal muscles, your abs will get stronger and flatter and you will protect your lower back. Watch this fi ...more

How To : Perform a cardio-infused Pilates Reformer routine

Get your heart pumping with the cardio-infused Pilates Reformer machine workout demonstrated in this video guide. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoi ...more

How To : Exercise for women with bigger breasts

Sophie Rycott demonstrates how women with large breasts may exercise. She describes how to strengthen the key muscles to conquer upper back and shoulder tension and pain and be free from discomfort. Four exercises you can do are: the dart, pull down, push ups, and hug a tree. ...more

How To : Treat lower back pain with a Pilates Reformer

In this clip, you'll learn how to reduce pack pain through use of a Pilates Reformer exercise device. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding acciden ...more

How To : Perform a trapeze table Pilates exercise routine

This clip presents an overview of how to perform a basic trapeze table Pilates routine, one particularly well suited for gymnasts and martial artists. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the ef ...more

How To : Do adaptive pilates

The use of adaptive Pilates helps people with injuries of disabilities to work out for strength, flexibility and functional movements. Exercise the body in adaptive Pilates with tips from a fitness trainer in this free functional exercise video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Do ...more

How To : Practice proper breathing for pilates

Proper breathing is a very important part of Pilates exercise. Many Pilates exercises are taught with specific instructions on how to use the breath with them. Often in our daily lives our breath becomes very shallow, most people only breathe into the upper part of the chest. ...more

How To : Perform a five minute Pilates arc exercise routine

This clip demonstrates five different exercises that can be performed with a Pilates arc in under five minutes' time. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and ...more

How To : Use Pilates to get skinny legs and thighs

In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to use pilates to achieve slimmer legs and thighs. Lie down flat on your back, hands extended along the side of the body and both legs up. Put one leg down and circle the raised leg for eight to twelve times. Keep both hips and ...more

How To : Improve your posture with a Pilates roller routine

Better your posture and relieve tension with the foam roller routine demonstrated in this Pilates lesson. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding acc ...more

How To : Do pilates exercises with a theraband

Using a theraband for Pilates exercises is a great way to increase the intensity of your workout. Learn several ways to stretch out the muscles of your body using a theraband from a professional Pilates instructor in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Do pilates exe ...more

How To : Do a 10 minute pilates arm workout

Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do a ten-minute (1o min) pilates arm workout using stretch bands. This workout targets every major muscle group in the arms and helps maintain alignment and ab strength.

How To : Do the beginner pilates move the Seal

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Isolate core muscles with pilates single leg lifts

Straightforward ab work with modifications for beginners and experts are shown in this pilates how-to video. Practice doing single leg lifts and changes with this pilates core workout. These pilates single leg lifts are sure to help tone and strengthen your abdominals in now t ...more

How To : Breathe when doing Pilates

This video demonstrates how to breath correctly when doing Pilates exercises. The video walks you through the proper breathing technique and explains how to connect to your lower abdomen.

How To : Do the Seal pilates exercise

The Seal is an original pilates exercise that increases core strength and balance while delivering a fun exercise. The goal of clapping the feet like a seal claps its flippers is to stabilize the torso against the movement of the legs and increase the time your suspended on ea ...more

How To : Do the Scissors pilates move

The Scissors is an original pilates exercise that strengthens the abdominal muscles and increases hamstring flexibility. If your hamstrings are tight initially, decrease the range of motion so that you can keep your knee straight, otherwise your hamstring flexibility won't inc ...more

How To : Do a side leg lift circle pilates exercise

The side leg lift series is part of the classical Pilates repertoire and the circles strengthen the core, flatten the abdominal muscles and tone the inner and outer thighs. If you feel strain in your lower back, bring your legs slightly forward of your body, but for a real cha ...more

How To : Work with amputees as a rehab Pilates instructor

This clip demonstrates some rehabilitation exercises that you can use for clients who have suffered from an amputation. Whether you're toying with the idea of opening up your own rehabilitative Pilates studio or merely need some help tackling a certain pedagogical or administr ...more

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