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Pilates Training Questions: How Advanced Should I Be?

Pilates Training Questions

Every student wants an answer to their Pilates training questions, and this curious question  was asked by a client of mine recently. “How advanced should I be after one year of Pilates training?” I love Pilates training questions!  The answer to this one hinges on many factors: 1. What your health status was when you […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Pilates Training Tips: Getting Results

Pilates Training Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Efforts for Better Whole-Body Health How is your Pilates training program going? Are you Really Working the Pilates System, or only doing a few “Pilates-type” exercises during your workouts? Are you happy with how things are going or looking for ways to get better […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.

Setting Goals for Pilates Exercise Success

The Purpose Behind Your Pilates Training Plan Is the Fuel Needed for Setting Goals, Selecting the Right Pilates Exercises, and Achieving the Results you Desire. Are Your Actions, Efforts, and Pilates Exercises in Line with Your Wellness Goals? We all go through periods in our lives when we feel stuck in a rut. It could […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.

Exercise Speed: Pilates Training – The Value of Pacing Your Pilates Workouts

The 3 Bears Strategy for Pacing Your Pilates Workouts How are exercise speed and healthy movement related?  This is an interesting topic of discussion for Pilates training.   What’s the best speed for pacing your Pilates workouts?  What speed should we be executing the exercises in our workout?  Is it good or bad to work slowly?  […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Pilates for Beginners: 12-Week Basic Training

I’m thrilled to announce that starting in January Centerworks will be offering  a NEW Pilates for Beginners program! The Centerworks® Basic Training Program is a 12-week course designed for healthy beginner students with little or no prior Pilates experience. This small group training class will meet  for forty-five minutes twice a week to help build […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Workshops.

Pilates Training for Healthy Hips

  Another Centerworks Awesome Workshop! Exercise Strategies To Improve Hip Strength, Flexibility, and Mobility Pilates Training for Healthy Hips Workshop coming to Pilates Performance & Rehab in Lawrence KS. This 3-hour Centerworks® Awesome workshop with Pilates and functional movement expert, Aliesa George, is designed for experienced Pilates students, and Pilates teachers to discover exercises and […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Workshops.

Return to Life! Use Pilates Training To Improve Structural Health

Get a Better Body, Mind, Spirit – Tall Posture – and Enjoy Fabulous Whole-Body Health It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Structure and Improve Your Health! One of the most fascinating and fabulous things about the human structure is, that regardless of your age, or how long you’ve had the functional movement habits that […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement, Pilates.

Help Me Stop Gripping My Hip Flexors During Pilates Exercises

How To Get the Most Benefits from Your Pilates Core Training Exercises Q & A from the Abs vs. Thighs Articles I received a nice note from Kristi with some questions about her Pilates exercise technique and how to get her Quads & Hip Flexors (i.e. the Rectus Femoris muscle) to stop gripping and grabbing […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Bagoas Belly Dancing: An Amazing Display of Core Strength, Ab Work, Rhythm, & Flowing Movement

Can Your Abs Do This? A friend of mine who is an avid belly dancer shared this video with me.  I have to say, gender is irrelevant.  Bagoas know who Bagoas is!  Whether you are male or female…  Can Your Abs do this? 

Posted by Aliesa George in Dance, Motivation, Inspiration & Goal Setting, Videos.

The Pilates Mind-Body Connection – Unconscious vs. Conscious Awareness for Pilates Training & Life!

How much time throughout the day do you spend consciously aware of what you’re doing? Is it a couple of minutes, an hour, or most of your day?  Or is it hardly ever? A few years ago, I was working with one of my Pilates students, who had been training with me for quite a […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.