Niedra Gabriel – Reformer Variations (50 mins) – Level 2

Description

You’ll see an example of how to teach a multi-level class with this Reformer workout by Niedra Gabriel. She teaches two students, one who is an experienced Pilates teacher and another who is brand new to the Reformer, sharing some of the techniques she uses to make sure that both students get a good workout. She uses a more contemporary style than usual, focusing on strengthening the hips and legs. Enjoy!

What You’ll Need: Reformer, Magic Circle

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Courtney Miller – Reformer with Props (80 mins) – Level 2

Description

Learn how you can incorporate different props into your practice with this Reformer workout by Courtney Miller. She adds three tools that she uses in her personal practice to challenge your strength, stability, and control. She teaches in three segments so you can do the full class or just work on one section at a time.

What You’ll Need: Reformer, BOSU®, Foam Roller, Theraband

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Karen Sanzo – Where Are Your Blades? (25 mins) – Level N/A

Description

What is the relationship to the shoulder blades for a good workout? In this tutorial, Karen Sanzo teaches a “work-in” that uses simple movements that require you to be very mindful how everything connects. She works in all planes of motion to help you understand where movement happens and how we can move more efficiently.

What You’ll Need: Mat, Wall, Theraband

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Monica Wilson – Kids Mat- Centering (25 mins) – Level 1

Description

Learn about the powerhouse in this Mat workout for kids by Monica Wilson. In the second class in this series, she teaches how moving from the center of the body can help her students improve all of the sports and activities they do. She starts to add in more concepts and exercises so that they can start to grow in their practices.

What You’ll Need: Mat

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Karen Sanzo – Extension Connection (50 mins) – Level N/A

Description

Look at two different bodies to see how we can improve extension in this tutorial with Karen Sanzo. She discusses the difference between what it means to tuck the pelvis versus bringing the ribs back and how these affect your alignment. Whether you are trying to elongate your spine or go into a full backbend, it is important to bring all of the important pieces so that you can create a good extension in your spine.

What You’ll Need: Reformer, Mat, Towel, Reformer Box

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Madeline Black – Gait Patterning (75 mins) – Level N/A

Description

How can we improve gait? In this workshop, Madeline Black offers functional movement patterns that will allow you and your clients to move more efficiently while walking. She starts with a breakdown of what is happening during gait and then goes into an assessment with two different bodies so you observe their patterns. After the assessment, she teaches a basic movement class to help facilitate better movement then she does a reassessment with both bodies to see if they improved.

What You’ll Need: Mat, Yoga Block (2)

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