Pilates Process director Laura Helsel reflects on ways to enjoy the excess of the holidays while staying attuned to health. Here, Laura shares her personal guidelines.
Bone Rhythms and the Franklin Method®
The Franklin Method® can be hard to quantify and can seem dry and technical. Here Laura aims to clarify the key elements of bone rhythms and embodiment.
The Case for Movement Efficiency
Sometimes the path to power Pilates is with a lighter core, and more release. Learn to move efficiently for the optimal results.
The Sedentary Spiral
Most of us experience pockets of lethargy when it can be so hard to get going. Laura’s personal push to stay on top of movement and stop the sedentary spiral.
The (often futile) Search for Easy Hips and Power Gluts
Strengthening the gluteal muscles is recommended for virtually every hip and knee issue that exists. From patellar femoral syndrome and hip impringement to tight IT bands and dropped arches, improving the strength of the big power muscles of the bum are a key component to recovery. What to do when they don’t cooperate?