The Power of Pilates (and how you can use it to change your life)

Unlike many other forms of exercise, Pilates can be relaxing, quick, and bring fast results. Pilates is a unique type of exercise that is not only powerful, but can reshape your body, how you think, and your relationship with exercise. In this episode, Robin shares how Pilates has helped change her life and how you can use it to change yours. She discusses the various ways Pilates has shifted her day-to-day life off the mat and helped her to manage stress.

Join Robin in this episode to learn how you can see incredible results in a way that you can’t with anything else and how you can use Pilates to restore and maintain physical and mental health. 

Show highlights: what you can look forward to in this episode!

  • The ripple effect Pilates has off the mat into day-to-day life  
  • When Robin first discovered Pilates 
  • How quickly Robin saw results and how Pilates changed her life  
  • Pilates helps reshape and build muscles quickly 
  • What Pilates does to improves energy and boost mood
  • A brief history of Pilates 
  • Pilates helps to counteract the stress of daily life 
  • Why Robin’s passionate about bringing Pilates to everyone 
  • How Pilates can change your relationship with exercise 

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  1. anjafit 2 years ago

    Hi, love your post! I have been doing pilates for quite a while now and think it’s the funniest way of moving your body.

  2. I am interested in Pilates but haven’t yet jumped in – I have done so many different things for fitness over the years – swimming, jogging, running, walking, aerobics, strength training, yoga, HIIT workouts etc. Your talk has got me all excited about Pilates and am eager to explore this.

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      Welcome, Anita! We’re so happy you’re here and can’t wait for you to try our workouts and experience how good they can help you feel!

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      We’re so excited for you to give it a try! ?

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      We can’t wait for you to give Pilates a try, Anita!

  3. TeknoBH 2 years ago

    Thanks for information..

  4. Laurel Schultz 2 years ago

    Thanks for your honest genuine caring way ??

  5. Carol 2 years ago

    I am 61 years old. In january I list someone very close to me, and I have completely allowed myself to become terribly out of shape in every way. I have much pain, weight gain and it is becoming difficult to get moving. Watching some of these videos, I am afraid that I wont be able to do these things.

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      Hi Carol – thank you for your message. We’re so sorry to hear about your loss. Our workouts are designed for women of all levels, stages, and walks of life, and we encourage you to start right where you are, how you are. We’d love to invite you to join us. ❤️

  6. Michelle 2 years ago

    I have just finished the intro workout – more advanced than the first 3 free workouts ( 15 min/each) I think I was out of my comfort zone!! I am 65 and my normal aqua aerobics, chair yoga, and circuit training were closed since March. Having RA, it is tough to go w/o those workouts! So I’m hoping you offer some more intro type Pilates movement classes that will ease me back into movement again!

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      Great job getting it done, Michelle! Always feel free to modify based on your comfort level, and feel free to reach out at anytime if you ever would like specific workout recommendations! ?❤️

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      Well done, Michelle! And thank you so much for your feedback. We’ve taken note, as we’re always looking for ways to continue to best serve our our community. In the meantime, we encourage you to always modify (or skip) certain exercises based on your needs and comfort level. ? Keep up the great work!

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      Hi Michelle! One option as you’re getting started is to follow the Monday/Wednesday/Friday workouts in your monthly Workout Calendar, as those are around 15 minutes. You may also enjoy the Sisterhood Starter Series and 21 Days of Pilates, which can be found in your Workout Library. ? (You can also filter the workouts by length!)

  7. Trusty Home Guide 2 years ago

    Great post! I enjoyed this, and I think you have some great advice that would be beneficial to my readers, so if you don’t mind, I’ll be linking to this article. I write articles on staying fit while staying home, dedicated to those whose office is in their home, and need tips to stay active and fit. In particular, I think that pilates would go hand in hand with some of the routines I recommend.

    • Jackie 2 years ago

      So glad to hear you found this post helpful!

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