pilates marbella with reformer close to puerto banus guadalmina and san pedro de alcantara

May 7, 2018

The semi circle exercise on the pilates reformer is a great way to stretch the thighs, strengthen your legs, create more flexibility in your spine and even open up your chest and shoulders. With your feet on the bar and your arms fully extended you lift the hips high u...

April 28, 2018

A great way to enhance the results of your private pilates lessons in the studio is to have a short daily routine at home. The only thing you need is a mat or just a folded blanket! 10 to 20 minutes of your time just before breakfast or dinner can do real wonders for y...

April 15, 2018

The Jump Board is a padded surface where you place your feet flat, instead of using the foot bar on the reformer. It is also a fun way to incorporate cardiovascular effort into your Pilates routine while correcting your posture.

The Jump Board provides a...

April 9, 2018

 Did ever want to levitate? With pilates you can do it! There is this wonderful exercise called The Pull Up on the Wunda Chair. You need to set up two springs according to your weight and level. The lighter the springs the more difficult the exercise! Your hands are pl...

April 6, 2018

 Joseph Pilates was very much concerned about breathing and specially about the exhale. He understood that if you are able to exhale deeply, the inhale will happen as an automatic or natural response to the exhale. He also had a lot of opera singers among his students...

April 5, 2018

 The Pilates Magic Circle is an incredible small piece of equipment capable of strengthening your whole body. Originally this apparatus was created by Joseph Pilates using the metal ring from a beer barrel! It is often used during a pilates mat workout to add more resi...

April 4, 2018

 If you want a great stretch for your spine we have a great pilates piece of equipment called the Ladder Barrel. To do this wonderful exercise you will sit on top of the barrel and hook one foot between the first and second pole while you lift the other leg up as you r...

April 2, 2018

In a pilates workout the footwork is a fundamental section of the Reformer routine. Usually it is also the first series of exercises taught in a pilate lesson. It encompasses the whole body like, not just legst and feet but also spine and pelvis and even shoulder align...

March 28, 2018

If you look closer at the Cadillac you will find the wooden bar that is attached half way up at the vertical poles: the push through bar! It has a square shape and you can attach springs from the top or bottom of the Cadillac. On this picture you can see the spring att...

March 27, 2018

 A pilates programme on the High Chair will improve knee function. In order to know how to help your knees we need to understand how our knees work. The primary function of this hinge joint is flexion and extension and it relies on the ligaments and muscles around it f...