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Screen Shot 2016-09-03 at 4.18.15 PMThe Workshop Series is our on-line manual for Pilates and fitness exercises. In our Workshop videos, we take an exercise and, well, go deeper. We cover proper form and execution, and the anatomy and biomechanics involved in each exercise. We also cover regressions and progressions for each exercise. And finally, we cover one or more programming tips in every Workshop video.

We produce a new Workshop Video each week. You can browse through our library of past videos and you can also use the search function to find specific exercises in various categories, including types of equipment, specific muscles, different intensity levels, and more.

In addition, you can download a PDF for each of our Workshop videos. The PDF contains important notes from the video, plus quick reference photos of the exercise, the regressions and the progressions.

Watch this overview video for even more information on our Workshop videos.

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Top 15 Tips for Group Instructor Auditions15 Tips For Your Next Group Fitness Instructor Audition

The goal of this workshop is to provide Group Fitness Instructors with the tools to have the best possible audition.

Apr 2, 2017
Beginner Level • Low Intensity
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In Air Series - Scissors and BicycleIn Air Series – Scissors and Bicycle

The In Air Series consist of advanced level Pilates Mat exercises. This exercise requires mobility, control, and full body strength.

Mar 3, 2017
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Advanced Rocking on the MatAdvanced Rocking on the Mat

Rocking is an advanced level Pilates Mat exercise, which is extremely challenging for many clients. It requires strength, but focuses primarily on mobility.

Dec 17, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Teaser SeriesTeaser Series

The Teaser Series includes intermediate and advanced Pilates exercises (depending on the version). The Teaser is one of the most popular exercises in the Pilates world.

Nov 25, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Advanced Side Kick on the MatAdvanced Side Kick on the Mat

This Advanced Side Kick variation, adds upper body strength and more balance requirements to the beginner level. As you flex your hip to bring you leg forward, you lift your ribcage for the mat using your lats and obliques.

Nov 10, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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elephant on reformerElephant on Reformer

Elephant is about disassociation: Learning to move the legs (hip joint) while maintaining the spinal and pelvis position. By adjusting the amount of spring tension, you can focus on either the core or the hip extensors primarily.

Oct 20, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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advanced pilates mat exercise control balanceControl Balance on the Mat

Control Balance is an advanced level Pilates Mat exercise. This exercise requires mobility, strength, control, and, of course, lots of balance.

Oct 13, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Overhead on Reformer

The Overhead is an advanced Reformer exercise that takes strength, control and timing. It comes from the Jack Knife on the Mat and that exercise should be taught before attempting to do this more challenging exercise.

Oct 6, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Long Back Stretch

This advanced level exercise requires strength, mobility, and control. It is great for strengthening the upper body, core and legs.

Sep 29, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Corkscrew

The Corkscrew is an advanced level exercise that takes strength, flexibility and body. The goal of the exercise is to roll up and down the mat in a straight line, while in rotation.

Sep 22, 2016
Advanced Level • Medium Intensity
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Pilates Mat Hip Twist

This is an intermediate exercise that takes strength, flexibility and body awareness to execute correctly. The goal of the exercise is to move the legs while stabilizing the pelvis and torso.

Sep 15, 2016
Intermediate Level • Medium Intensity
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Standing Triceps Press on the Chair

This is a beginner / intermediate level. It’s target is the Triceps Brachii. Using the resistance of the springs, makes the exercise easier than the traditional “Dips” exercise from fitness.

Sep 8, 2016
Beginner Level • Medium Intensity
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