Eselkick therapeutische Übung

Exercise Of the Month – The Mule Kick

Charleston Samu Rii Marquis Blog, EN, General, In-depth Pilates

For the past 30 years I have been collecting and experimenting with special therapeutic exercises from around the world. These exercises have contributed tremendously to my teaching and personal body-mind-development. And because I gained so much, I decided to once a month share one of them with you;)

3 Challenges for your Power Engine

Charleston Samu Rii Marquis Blog, EN, General, In-depth Pilates

We are going to challenge your Power Engine today – that deep muscle synergy which provides you with lumbopelvic control and core stability – your main foundation.
In all 3 challenges you will get to know a correct and an incorrect way of doing the exercise so …

Power Engine Korsett Pilates Körper Konzept

Power Engine, Powerhouse, Corset?

Charleston Samu Rii Marquis Blog, EN, General, In-depth Pilates

Where do we take our power from?
Our power engine is a deep muscle synergy that provides us with lumbopelvic control and core stability. This deep muscle corset system is the main foundation of our power.
See our blog post on the Power Engine Concept below plus an activation exercise for your Power Engine. Enjoy…

pilates brücke prone head lift übung kritik

Form vs. Function

Charleston Samu Rii Marquis Blog, EN, General, In-depth Pilates

I would like to critically discuss the 2 so-called Pilates exercises, which I saw in the Austrian daily tabloid “Österreicher” (4.11.18) as a series on a new Pilates book.
Let us start with the problems in the description of the Bridge.

Pilates Side Leg Kick Übungswerkzeug kinästhetisches Bewusstsein

Kick it Where it Matters

Charleston Samu Rii Marquis Blog, EN, General, In-depth Pilates

It is so exhilarating and uplifting when we do the Pilates Side Leg Kick where it matters. Because when we do the Side Leg Kick where it doesn’t matter all kinds of unfortunate hindrances will occur. Such hindrances are situated in …