1. What are the Benefits of Barre?

    You may be thinking that only dancers use a ballet barre, but you would be wrong. Over the last few years, people have begun to realize the immense benefits of using a ballet barre to strengthen and sculpt the body, as well as improve flexibility. At Konnect Pilates, we are proud to offer our Balanced Body Barre class where our instructor will lead you through a combination of arm, ab, thigh, and …Read More

  2. The Benefits of a Private Pilates Session: Part Two

    In part one of this multi-part series, we talked about a few of the benefits of working one-on-one with a Pilates instructor. If you are interested in experiencing some of these benefits first-hand, come to Konnect Pilates! We offer group classes and individual sessions for all skill levels ranging from beginner to experienced Pilates expert. Stop in for a free consultation where one of our certif…Read More

  3. The Benefits of a Private Pilates Session: Part One

    Both group Pilates classes and private Pilates sessions with a certified Pilates instructor have their benefits. Luckily, at Konnect Pilates, we give you the opportunity to enjoy both! Whether you are doing dance conditioning or you’re looking to strengthen and tone your body, our trainers can help you find the right classes to fit your needs. We offer classes with varying levels of difficulty f…Read More

  4. A Breakdown of Mat vs. Reformer Pilates

    Konnect Pilates is your go-to place for expert Pilates training. Our skilled instructors guide you through different movements to help you strengthen different areas of your body. We offer both group reformer classes and group mat classes as well as private Pilates classes if you are uncomfortable starting in a group. Schedule a consultation with one of our Pilates instructors today and we will as…Read More

  5. Viktor Uygan at Pilates Anytime

    Journal of Viktor Uygan’s experience filming at Pilates Anytime…. The time had actually arrived, years of experience put into many hours of thought and preparation to present two of my classes on Pilates Anytime. Not only was I excited to be invited but the fact that I could bring my wife to be my model for the filmings brought me back to our old days dancing together as professional ballet da…Read More

  6. Handstand on Ladder Barrel

    Handstand on ladder barrel is used to help support and guide the body through each exercise. It allows the user to feel connected and safe, which allows the body to continue to be challenged. Using the Ladder Barrel for Hand Stands helps the body feel where the back and head should be while the legs can be pressed safely to the ceiling. If you notice, we also use the platform for the equipment, to…Read More

  7. Seated Long Box with Konnector

    Seated long box with Konnector allows the body to understand the concept of opposing each movement, especially while using all four straps. Use the double straps around the feet, adding the triple strap for a better connection and safety/security. Put the other set of double straps (gray) in the hands. This is a great variation to practice, once you’ve felt how the Konnector opposes and pulls th…Read More

  8. Trapeze Table with Horizontal Bar Variations 3

    Trapeze table with horizontal bar variations can take the body into many shapes. These movements increase shoulder strength and mobility, scapular stability (and mobility), hamstring lengthening, back strengthening and core work. Notice the transitions and how the difficulty level increases as the legs have to find the horizontal bar again, keeping in mind it’s not locked in. Begin with one piec…Read More

  9. Seated Long Box with Konnector

    Seated long box with Konnector allows the body to understand the concept of opposing each movement, especially while using all four straps. Use the double straps around the feet, adding the triple strap for a better connection and safety/security. Put the other set of double straps (gray) in the hands. This is a great variation to practice, once you’ve felt how the Konnector opposes and pulls th…Read More

  10. Konnector Long Box Variations 1

    Konnector long box variations allows every exercise to have more variations and challenges. The Long Box extension series becomes more expansive with the Konnector, letting the user move the arms and legs at the same time, mimicking parts of the extension exercises in the Pilates Mat Series. Start with feeling how the Konnector changes the feedback to the body by moving the arms and legs in opposi…Read More