Pilates Video Series


In this 10-part series, a physical therapist and certified Pilates instructor demonstrates how to perform a variety of targeted exercises

The popularity of Pilates has exploded over the past decade, with millions of devotees nationwide extolling its virtues. Apart from the fitness-related benefits Pilates can provide, many physical therapy professionals have discovered it dovetails well with injury rehab and prevention. In this exclusive 10-part video series, ADVANCE partnered with Caryn Connarton, MSPT, CPI, owner of Beyond Fitness Pilates Studio in Cambridge, MA, to demonstrate a variety of Pilates exercises taught in her clinic.

Connarton earned her master’s degree in physical therapy at Simmons College in Boston. She has since completed a Pilates instructor certification program and received training from some of the best instructors in Boston, New York and Los Angeles. Connarton now focuses on providing fun and innovative Pilates-based physical therapy.

Pilates1. Hip Pain

Side Splits Targeted Toward the Abductor and Adductor Muscles


3. Lower Back Pain

Assisted Swan Stretch on the Cadillac zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz

Pilates5. Lower Back Pain

Roll-Up with a Spring Bar on the Cadillac zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz

Pilates7. Work Posture

Arm Circles on the Barrel zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz

Pilates9. Work Posture

Single-Thigh Stretch on the Reformer zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz

Pilates2. Lower Back Pain

Assisted Forward Bend Stretch with a Push-Through Bar on the Cadillac

Pilates4. Lower Back Pain

“Lift-and-Lower” and Leg Circle Exercises on the Reformer

Pilates6. Lower Back Pain

“Spread Eagle” with a Trapeze Bar on the Cadillac zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz

Pilates8. Work Posture

Mermaid Stretch on the Reformer zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz

Pilates10. Work Posture

Shoulder External Rotation on the Reformer zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz



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