Interference

Interference

I recently reconnected with a colleague — Carolyn Johnston. This past year, if you have been active with us, you have been hearing more about her and some of you have experienced her teaching. Needless to say, I am a fan of Carolyn and her work. She teaches the...
How to Build a Sustainable Pilates Practice 

How to Build a Sustainable Pilates Practice 

“Thank you, Lesley. This is just so sustainable.” These words popped out of one of my favorite client’s mouths a few months ago, just before Christmas. It has stayed with me as that was the goal all along in opening up our studio 14 years ago. Here’s...

In Pilates, The Transition is the Exercise

“The transition is the exercise” popped out of my mouth one day in a session a few weeks ago.  It really got me thinking, and I began watching how people use their bodies and minds between sections of the class, both in terms of the groups of exercises and of course,...

The Spine in Pilates

If your spine is inflexibly stiff at 30, you are old. If it is completely flexible at 60, you are young. – Joseph H. Pilates   Our spine connects to our entire body. This includes our nervous system, the brain, our limbs, the intrinsic core and our organs....