Category Archives: The Pilates Show!

  • Aligning the Head

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn simple postural exercises from Marie Jose Blom. See details on Marie José’s exceptional workshop Core Motivations here. https://fusionpilatesedu.com/courses/workshops/core-motivations/ Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear […]…

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  • Separate Low Back from Hamstrings

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Teach clients to understand how to get more from their hamstrings in Feet in Strap on the Reformer Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from […]…

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  • Thoracic Movement

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn exercises from Tom McCook to create a responsive thoracic spine. See a video and details on Tom’s Shoulder and Spine worksop here. https://fusionpilatesedu.com/courses/workshops/shoulder/ Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a […]…

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  • Release Points in the Hands and Fingers

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to balance the body through release points in the hands and fingers Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Acupressure for the Whole Body

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to balance the whole body through Acupressure Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or […]…

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  • Release Points in the Hands and Fingers

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to balance the body through release points in the hands and fingers Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Acupressure for the Whole Body

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to balance the whole body through Acupressure Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or […]…

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  • Balancing the Hormones

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to calm the nervous system Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at […]…

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  • Balancing the Thoracic Spine

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to balance the ribcage Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the […]…

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  • Balancing the Diaphragm

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to increase the function of the Diaphragm Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or […]…

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  • Release the Intermediate Internal Obliques

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to release the intermediate fibers of the Internal Obliques Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • Releaseing the Lower, Anterior Internal Obliques

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to release the lower fibers of the Internal Obliques Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • The Pilates Show EXTRA! – Interview with M. Valentin

    Enjoy this interview with M. Valentin and check out her brand new workshop “Creating Reformer Choreography” launching TODAY!   …

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  • ASIS Compression

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn techniques to stabilize the pelvis Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the […]…

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  • Fingertip Abdominals

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn techniques to stabilize the pelvis Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the […]…

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  • Pelvic Stability

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to assess the pelvis with a simple leg float movement Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • Assessing and Cueing the TvA

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to assess and cue the 3 parts of the TvA Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • Deep System: Assessing the TvA

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to assess the 3 parts of the TvA. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, […]…

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  • Lateral Power: Using the Magic Circle to Open the Shoulders

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to use the Magic Circle to open the energy channels in the upper body to enhance spinal mobility and core engagement. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? […]…

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  • Overhead Press: Modify Prone Overhead Press on the Box

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! “Many clients do not have full Range of Motion of the shoulder joints so forcing them to hold on to the football during the Overhead Press will cause them to compensate by using another area. Learn how to modify for that […]…

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  • Pelvic Power: Pelvic and Lower Back Mobility

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn sequences to add precise mobility challenges and differentiation skills for the pelvis and the legs. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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  • Curves: Ab Curl Sequences using the OverBall

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Give the back body lots of feedback and direction by using the air filled ball during ab curls. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from […]…

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  • Spiraling Spine: Simple Twist with Eye Variation

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Vary and strengthen nuerological feedback by varying head, neck and eye placement in rotation. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! […]…

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  • Leaning Tower of Pisa?: Shoulder and Wrist alignment in Side Plank

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to stack the bones of the arm and hand in Side Plank. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Hug A Tree Corrections: Understand the Separation of Arm and Shoulder

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! When doing Hug A Tree on the Reformer, stop the collapse of the shoulder blades and scrunching the Rhomboids Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear […]…

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  • Anchor and Reach: Improving Jackknife with Instructor Holds

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Feel how manual cueing and positioning helps to solidify and enhance Pilates exercises. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Shades of Grey: Transition from Leg Pull Down and Up

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn to seemlessly transition from the classical Leg Pull Down to Leg Pull Up. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! […]…

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  • Pop the Top: Perfect Rotation with the Corkscrew

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn beginner Corkscrew modifications to enhance pelvic movement and core engagement. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • Fascial Flossing for the Hips: Dynamic Strengthening of the Hip

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Strengthen the muscles around the hip through focused movement and positioning. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • A Helping Hand: Perfect your Hip Circles with Instrutor Holds

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Feel how manual cueing and positioning helps to solidify and enhance Pilates exercises. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Rolly Polly: Rolling Like a Ball with Creative Challenges

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Challenge your Rolling Like a Ball with creative hand holds and props. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, […]…

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  • Partner Pilates: Spine Twist with a Partner

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to perfect your rotation with the help of a friend. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, […]…

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  • Foot Alignment Part 2: How We Line Up the Feet

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! A short sample of what will be covered in Dorene’s upcoming Foot to Hip Connection workshop Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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  • Foot Alignment Part 1: How We Line Up the Feet

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! A short sample of what will be covered in Dorene’s upcoming Foot to Hip Connection workshop Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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  • Bean Bag Fun: Strengthening the Wrist and Forearm

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Using a traditional Pilates small prop, learn how to strengthen the connection between the wrist and the forearm. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from […]…

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  • Pull Up: Use the Cadillac to Perfect a Pull Up

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn a beginning sequence to prepare the body for the advanced Pull Up exercise. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! […]…

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  • Monkey Hang: Use the Cadillac to Traction the Trunk

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn a simple sequence to improve hand strength and lengthen the trunk. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, […]…

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  • Hand Brain Work: Coordination Skills for the Fingers and Hand

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn a fun way to challenge the brain and the movement of the hand and fingers. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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  • Finger Push Ups: Hand and Finger Strength

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn a simple way to strengthen your hand, wrist and fingers. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • Pinwheel Breath for Lunging: Feel your Reflexive Core when Lunging

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Use your breath to support you as you lunge on the Spine Corrector. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Pinwheel Breath for Squatting: Feel your Reflexive Core when Squatting

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Use your breath to support you as you squat on the Spine Corrector. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • Quadriceps & Bullies: Dis-engage the quads

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Test quadriceps engagement with this trick Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the […]…

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  • Pinwheel Breath for Stand and Sit: Feel your Reflexive Core at Work

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Use your breath to support you as you sit and stand. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • Panting Breath: Decompress your Diaphragms with Breath

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn a breathing sequence that will make you feel lighter. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, […]…

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  • What is “IT” & “JUST”: Use descriptive words when getting clients to move

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Use descriptive words when getting clients to move Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or […]…

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  • The Breathing Wave: Breathe the Spine into Alignment

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! With a balanced breath the entire spine should participate. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, […]…

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  • Umbrella Breath: Rib and Belly Breathing

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn a balanced way to breath. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, […]…

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  • Hip Shrug: Moving the Pelvis in the Coronal Plane

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to balance the up and down movement of your pelvic halves. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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  • Foot Pelvic Connection: Balancing the Pelvic Halves

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to create equal weight in the sit bones and better function of the pelvic floor. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to […]…

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  • Why Hips are Important As We Age: Easy Ways to Gain Strength in the Hips

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to get your elderly population to engage their glutes for self-efficacy SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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