Pilates Core: Plank Variations and Lower abdominals

Good morning readers! A little tidbit of Pilates to help you work on that core… and now a few notes on the exercises: Think of the core as a cylinder..not just the abdominals, but the multifidi, the lumbar spine, the pelvic floor and ALL of those deep, deep abdominals also known as the transverse abdominals.Continue reading “Pilates Core: Plank Variations and Lower abdominals”

20-minute Pilates- Let’s Talk About Progressions

Hey there, Pilates is a great workout for ALL fitness levels. Like all other forms of fitness, it can be tailored to your specific fitness level! Many Pilates instructors teach with progressions, the exception being of course if a class is labeled as beginner, intermediate or advanced. However, generally one shoe fits all with theContinue reading “20-minute Pilates- Let’s Talk About Progressions”

Functional Full-Body Workout

Morning friends! Check of five of my favorite functional whole-body combo exercises. But FIRST! What is a…? Functional exercise  An exercise that mimics an every day task (i.e. reaching for something, lifting something) An exercise made to increase functionality in everyday activities (i.e. climbing stairs) Whole-body exercise …works the whole body Combo exercise Works twoContinue reading “Functional Full-Body Workout”

20-minute Laid-Back Pilates Flow + Thoughts on Hoarding??

Hello there.. Y’all, I do not support hoarding in any way whatsoever. I don’t understand the obsession with toilet paper, or why so any menial items seem to be sold out (i.e. oatmeal and bath toys?) I do fully understand the impulse to hoard though. It’s almost impossible to resist! I just came from theContinue reading “20-minute Laid-Back Pilates Flow + Thoughts on Hoarding??”

Barre and Abdominal Workout (30 minute video + graphic)

Gooooooooood morning! Get strong, lean, long, and why not throw in some washboard-abs while we’re at it? Try out my 30-minute Barre and Abs Workout. Follow along with the video (laugh at my struggles) or use the graphic and practice the exercises on your own time! Grab your mat, grab a chair, and let’s doContinue reading “Barre and Abdominal Workout (30 minute video + graphic)”

Pilates Movement Principles and Beginner Exercises

I have been receiving some feedback that many who wish to try pilates are feeling intimidated because there is a lot of verbiage/talk of activating certain muscle groups and areas of the body that are completely foreign to those who(m?) are unfamiliar with pilates basics. There are 10 Pilates Movement Principles, each of which areContinue reading “Pilates Movement Principles and Beginner Exercises”

Quarantined, but I still have a nice ass (30 minute BOOTY FOCUS pilates flow)

Another day gone and the relative number of fucks I give grows dangerously low. I wonder if I will be left with anything resembling a filter at the end of all this? Nothing we can do for now, except try to stay positive and ignore the stress, desperation and fear that is circumnavigating the generalContinue reading “Quarantined, but I still have a nice ass (30 minute BOOTY FOCUS pilates flow)”

Functional Fitness Routine (with graphic)

This isolation is getting to me, y’all. Follow along your for a 36 minute functional movement workout with Bodhi and I. Feel free to download the graphic for later, if you’re sick of hearing my voice or want to do the workout on your own time! Breakdown of exercises: Warm up Burpees 5 fast (withContinue reading “Functional Fitness Routine (with graphic)”

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