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?

Personalize Pilates Programs for Low Back Pain

January 25, 2023

One person is not like the other and this is true with lower back pain, as well. In this clip Melanie explains why program choices must be… Read more about Personalize Pilates Programs for Low Back Pain

Get Dynamic Hips to Prevent Trips

December 21, 2022

Using the Pilates Stability Chair  as a tool to retrain, re-balance and coordinate the muscles around the hip and trunk, Melanie advises to add lateral hip exercises… Read more about Get Dynamic Hips to Prevent Trips

Bump-Up a Pilates Workout with Jumps

December 15, 2022

  Getting ready to run a marathon, purchase a ski pass for the winter season, or join in the Portland Bridge Pedal?  The STOTT PILATES® Jumpboard™ is… Read more about Bump-Up a Pilates Workout with Jumps

Three More Things an Excellent Pilates Teacher Never Says

November 22, 2022

It’s true. Many experience satisfaction and results from gym and popular programs while others report injuries. Nevertheless, Pilates can serve those who wish to avoid injury or… Read more about Three More Things an Excellent Pilates Teacher Never Says

Moving to PNWP | Gyrotonic® & Alexander Technique

November 16, 2022

This month you’ll see a new face at Pacific Northwest Pilates. We’re excited to announce Alex Ballard of Ballard Movement Arts will move to Pacific Northwest Pilates… Read more about Moving to PNWP | Gyrotonic® & Alexander Technique

Bend Your Pilates for a Bow-Legged Body

November 16, 2022

Bowed legs (genu verum) is and outward bowing at the knee—the lower leg  is angled inward (medially) in relation to the femur’s axis, giving the limb overall… Read more about Bend Your Pilates for a Bow-Legged Body

Falling Down Much? | Build Up Capacity

October 20, 2022

Slips, trips, and falls can happen to anyone. Here, Melanie explains how building better capacity in all planes may help to prevent small falls and mishaps from… Read more about Falling Down Much? | Build Up Capacity