Pilates uses breathing and mental awareness to control the movements of the body to build core muscle strength. Discover more about Pilates with expert tips from a fitness instructor in this free workout video.
What Is Pilates?By Ashley Ludman
About the Author
Ashley Ludman, OTR and ERYT, is co-owner and director of Seaside Yoga. She has been leading yoga teacher trainings and retreats since 2002. Ludman has over 500 hours of study in Anusara Yoga and was one of 50 teachers chosen by John Friend to study advanced therapeutics and adjustments in October, 2007. A registered occupational therapist since 1996, Ashley specializes in therapeutic yoga. She supports students of all levels and abilities through individual teaching. Ludman shares with her students a deeper look into her practice of yoga on and off the mat through her new blog, www.yogash.wordpress.com. She hopes to use this forum as a teaching tool to supplement in-class experience and practice.