Did you know: Tempo Pilates host up to four trainer workshops per year with the aim to improve and develop our trainers and in return offer our students the best reformer pilates classes [...]
Tucking the chin in will elongate the muscles in the back of the neck and can provide a good stretch for those who have a “forward head.” A fab stretch, but it’s probably best to [...]
Pilates represents a synthesis of Western and Eastern fitness ideals; the strength and muscle tone focus we are accustomed to mixed with the static stretching, rest and contemplation we see in [...]
This is a commonly used Pilates term, meaning a position where the knees are bent so that the thighs are perpendicular to the floor and the shins are parallel to the floor. A must-have top ten [...]
To put it simply – the bones in your behind! These are the protruding bones that you feel underneath you when sitting up straight; they are part of the pelvic girdle and medically known as the [...]
When our lovely personal trainers say, “DEEPEN THE ABS; BELLY BUTTON TO SPINE”, over our reformer beds, this is what we mean! The scooping of the abs is desired to lengthen and deepen the abs in [...]
This calls for the slanting and spreading of the ribs. Pop the ribs in order to weaken the torso and over-arch the back, as if you’re in military posture.