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Each semester at Effortless Movement, we use a different series of mat exercises as an assessment. This pops up in Week 2, 6 and 10 of the term so that students can feel how their strength and mobility has changed. Here's the mat sequence for Fall Term 2018, in case you'd like to do it… Continue reading Fall Term 2018 Assessment Series
We've got several breaks coming up, so some notes for my ongoing students who are doing homework! Romana Kryzanowska said: do the 100 every day. If you're a procrastinator, do it before you get out of bed. Boom, DONE and DONE! The Basics: Assume the position. For newbies, the legs might be higher than mine.… Continue reading The 100
One of the greats in the Classical Pilates world, Bob Liekens, passed away this week and many of us who knew him are rolled back on our heels. We teachers have been talking online about our favorite phrases from Bob, and one stands out: It's a Practice, not a Performance
A little Pilates history factoid: did you know that "pilates" wasn't always called "pilates?"