Brett Howard – Teaser Break Down (15 mins) – Level N/A

Description

The Teaser is a greatly misunderstood exercise, and in this tutorial, Brett Howard shares some break downs that will help you appreciate this challenging movement. He shows how he would progress it from basic to advanced so you can feel successful at every stage of your practice. He also finds connections to other exercises on the Mat so it will feel less intimidating.

What You’ll Need: Mat, Pilates Pole

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Deborah Lessen – Working on Leg Alignment (20 mins) – Level N/A

Description

Learn a strategy for working on leg alignment in this tutorial with Deborah Lessen. She works with Anula Maiberg on straightening her legs completely so she find a connection from her inner thighs to her abdominals. She shares a series of exercises on the Cadillac and Reformer that carry the same thread so you can see how they would be part of a workout.

What You’ll Need: Reformer, Cadillac, Small Tennis Ball, Overball

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Kara Wily – Vertical Mat (55 mins) – Level 3

Description

Have fun with the Mat work while getting deep into your powerhouse with this Mat workout by Kara Wily. She teaches a twist on the traditional Mat by doing everything vertically rather than horizontally. This is a great way to experience something new in your body and it will give you a better appreciation for what we do on the Mat.

This class includes a lot of hanging so it is best for those with healthy shoulders.

What You’ll Need: Mat, Cadillac, Moon Box, Reformer Box, Magic Circle

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Carrie Macy – Cardio Reformer Flow (45 mins) – Level 2/3

Description

You will get your heart pumping with this cardio Reformer workout by Carrie Macy. She teaches a traditional routine, with bouts of jumping interspersed throughout the class. Some of the exercises will feel different because you will use the Jump Board instead of the Foot Bar, but it will definitely be a fun challenge for the stability of your torso.

What You’ll Need: Reformer, Jump Board, Pilates Pole

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Viktor Uygan – Reformer Pas de Deux (55 mins) – Level 2/3

Description

Work on movements that are functional for dancers in this Reformer workout with Viktor Uygan. He focuses on coordination and control so that you can work on subtle details that will make a big difference to a dancer. He includes exercises to strengthen the articulation of the feet, improve Port de Bras in the arms, and much more!

What You’ll Need: Reformer, Jump Board

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Blossom Leilani Crawford – Swan on the Reformer (15 mins) – Level N/A

Description

Learn ways to make the Swan more accessible on the Reformer with this tutorial by Blossom Leilani Crawford. She shares the Swan that she learned from Kathy Grant on four different bodies so you can see how to progress this movement. This technique will help you use your whole posterior chain rather than relying on your lower back to do all of the work.

What You’ll Need: Reformer, Small Tennis Ball, Knee Pad

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Deborah Harris – Ballet/Mat Fusion (45 mins) – Level 2/3

Description

Get ready to work hard, have fun, and channel your inner dancer with this Mat workout by Deborah Harris! She teaches a class that infuses traditional Pilates work with ballet floor exercises. She includes isometric movements to intensify the work, paying particular attention to the inner thighs, turnout, and core stability. Enjoy!

What You’ll Need: Mat

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