A-Z of Pilates

Our A-Z of Pilates provides you with material to use in your classes or to enhance your own understanding and increase your Pilates knowledge.

O is for One Leg Circle

Published on 25 June 2015

The One Leg Circle is a great exercise to strengthen and mobilise the hip joints as well as the core muscles.

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N is for Neck Pull

Published on 28 May 2015

The Neck Pull is an advanced level mat Pilates exercise.

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L is for Lateral Thoracic Breathing

Published on 14 May 2015

In disciplines such as yoga, Tai Chi, karate, swimming and weightlifting, breath plays a very important role.

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K is for Kyphosis

Published on 28 April 2015

Kyphosis is also known as ‘round back’ or ‘hunchback’. The upper back, the thoracic region of the spine, is supposed to have a slight natural outward curve and this condition is where the area has excessive curvature.

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J is for Jack Knife

Published on 13 April 2015

The Jack Knife is an advanced Mat Pilates exercise. The focus is on the abdominals and hamstrings and the objective of this exercise is to strengthen the hip extensors and promote spinal mobility.

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