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Forward Equals Backwards Series #4

    By Diana Bailey A Simple Coordination Exercise to Enhance Postural Balance People fall forward into space primarily because forward is the direction of habit. Studio experience reveals that most of us have very little idea how to communicate with muscles to change our own habits of motion. Posture, balance, and coordination all suffer…

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The Purpose of a Bind is to Discover There is no Bind.

By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Part I The deep “binding” stretches of Pilates and Yoga challenge body and mind to learn balance in their work together. Releasing chronically held tension takes the patience of repeated invitations and acceptance of the often minimal response. Dissolving the tension is the immediate goal, and certainly the most obvious…

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Pilates arabesque Reformer

Reformer Practice - Pilates Studio Tucson

It’s such a joy teaching Mary week after week –  these past 14 years.  Here she’s showing the Classical Pilates Arabesque on the reformer. Simply beautiful!       Mary T., practicing Arabesque on the Reformer. Previously Published October 2011              

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