Planning on shoveling snow this season? First things first: If you have any type of heart condition, please check with your physician first. Secondly, warm up. Yes, warm up before shoveling. Not familiar with the ‘ole snow shoveling prelude? Here’s our take: Stretch out your hamstrings. Gently stretch one leg at a time while lying… More healthy hint: digging deep
Movement, Stability, Coordination—get your anatomy in motion with our upcoming kinectED workshop with Laurice Nemetz! Anatomy Trains offers skills that you can use to see your clients more clearly and work more effectively. In this workshop, held over Valentine’s Day weekend at kinected (can you feel the love?!) you will also learn: How the body… More kinectED: Anatomy Trains for Movement Professionals
Meet our new mentor student: Stefanie Gordon! kinectED’s mentor program, 6-9 months long, is designed to be an immersive mentorship for Pilates professionals designed to help certified instructors blossom into gifted and dedicated teachers. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Stefanie fell in love with Pilates after moving to NYC. A STOTT Pilates certified instructor, Stefanie… More kinectED mentor program spotlight
We are full of gratitude for each and every member of the kinected community and this season we’re paying the love forward. It’s our 7th year partnering with St. Peter’s Food Pantry, which distributes much-needed meals to those in need in our neighborhood. Bring in 5 non-perishable items* and take community mat class for free (now… More Our 7th annual Food Drive!
Don’t miss our next kinectED with studio director Matt McCulloch: Choreography Intensive – Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Small Barrel. Expand your exercise repertoire with this choreography intensive, which will give you knowledge and confidence to incorporate the barrel and chair into your every day programming and special populations. In this workshop, you… More kinectED: Choreography Intensive – Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector + Small Barrel
Do you find your self-exhausted from teaching and hungry for more information to support yourself and your clients? Join Kelly Kane and Scott Lyons for our next kinectED workshop: Therapeutic Skills for Pilates Practitioners to sharpen your knowledge, therapeutic skills and intuition as you learn essential tools to maintain your energy, focus, and resiliency to… More kinectED: Therapeutic Skills for Pilates Practitioners
Running an upcoming marathon…perhaps NYC? For all the training and preparation that goes in to completing 26.2, there’s still a lot work to do once you cross the finish line to help your body (+ mind!) recover. We’ve asked resident Physical Therapist Katherine Tan for her top tips post-race. Check them out: Keep moving! Although… More Healthy Hint: Marathon + Long Distance Running Recovery
A native of Arizona & an actor by training, Lee Rayment happened upon Pilates after having inexpiable knee pain at a young age. In Pilates he found a wonderful coalescence of all of the various movement modalities he had experienced over the years, from low-flying trapeze and ballroom dance to Balinese mask work. With Pilates… More Instructor Spotlight: Lee Rayment!
10 Years, tons of memories! As we prep to get practical and study the shoulder in a studio setting for FAMI – Level Two coming up on Nov 7 & 8, we’ve got FAMI alumni on our minds! It’s hard to believe we’ve been FAMI-ing for 10 years! We’ve met so many wonderful people, stood… More FAMI Alum fun: 10 Years, tons of memories!
FAMI 2015 participant Lee Rayment shares memories & insight from his experience in this year’s workshop. From fear to feet: Turning the learning inside out The enduring memory I have of FAMI actually happened a few months before the workshop. It involved me and a beautiful foot. On a sunny afternoon in June, I joined… More Recollecting: FAMI 2015 by Lee Rayment