PNWP Spotlight: Road to Becoming a Pilates Pro

July 28, 2023

PNWP Students clear certification hurdles and acquire deep experience to become certified STOTT PILATES® instructors. Here’s what it takes to become an excellent instructor:   Pacific NW… Read more about PNWP Spotlight: Road to Becoming a Pilates Pro

Improve Body Awareness? Steady your Sleeper.

July 26, 2023

Improve body awareness (proprioception) and help a client learn to control their foot and simultaneously flex their hip using the unstable foam roller in a side-lying (a.k.a.… Read more about Improve Body Awareness? Steady your Sleeper.

Counter Rotation is a Must for Good Motion

July 5, 2023

Counter rotation of the upper thoracic from the middle and lower thoracic is a key movement required for walking, running or throwing. Here, Melanie provides a few… Read more about Counter Rotation is a Must for Good Motion

A Pilates Throw for Shoulder Control

May 17, 2023

Summer is nearly here, and for many Pilates clients that means its time to start playing sports and being able to throw or control a racquet or… Read more about A Pilates Throw for Shoulder Control

Three Things You Won’t Hear Here

May 17, 2023

There are many declarations heard in fitness classes that you’ll never hear in, say, our PNWP studio. Pilates is simply different. Here are three things that you’ll… Read more about Three Things You Won’t Hear Here

Come Celebrate with Us!

April 19, 2023

Come join us to toast and boast about 22 years! Pop into the studio for a sip and sweet. Take a free class. Join a raffle &… Read more about Come Celebrate with Us!

Key Assessments May Prevent Ballet Injuries

April 12, 2023

Research indicates that female ballet dancers are susceptible to injuries at a young age. Yet, early assessment techniques and principles—followed by Pilates exercise— may provide valuable insight,… Read more about Key Assessments May Prevent Ballet Injuries

Pilates Pros: Spotlight on the Piriformis

March 14, 2023

People with a history of lower back pain, SIJ instability, sciatic nerve pain or piriformis syndrome may come to Pilates to seek support. In this blog, we… Read more about Pilates Pros: Spotlight on the Piriformis

IQ of Movement 2023 | Annual Conference

February 27, 2023

Pacific Northwest Pilates’ IQ of Movement Conference happens only one time a year. Don’t miss your opportunity to train with one of the best STOTT PILATES® Instructor… Read more about IQ of Movement 2023 | Annual Conference

Eyes Wide Open: Observation is a Pilates Art

February 22, 2023

There’s an art to observation. PNWP education students often ask how to see something that is not immediately obvious. It isn’t magic.  It takes practice and experience.… Read more about Eyes Wide Open: Observation is a Pilates Art

“Un-Stick” the Scapulae to Stabilize

February 15, 2023

Learn a series of exercise progressions on the Pilates Reformer  to help the scapulae glide and slide along the ribcage and develop dynamic mobility and stability.  … Read more about “Un-Stick” the Scapulae to Stabilize

What’s Your Pilates Reset Exercise?

January 31, 2023

Ever do too much and wish you could hit the reset button? Well, you can. A Pilates reset exercise is defined as any exercise that helps you… Read more about What’s Your Pilates Reset Exercise?