Silence is Golden Mat

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Learning to listen to your body is one of the most important goals in the Pilates method and to move you toward that goal, Alisa leads this class with a minimum of cues. She only gives the name of the next exercise and number of repetitions so that your intuitive knowledge of your body can develop and grow. Join her on the profound journey of becoming more independent in your Pilates practice and the daily care of the incredible instrument that you live in—your body. FIlmed at the Pilatesology Studio in Hermosa Beach ,Ca.

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  1. Rosemarie Krausz 4 years ago

    Alisa, we snowbirds are leaving Canada for the winter on New Year’s Eve to visit Australia and New Zealand by land, and then a two week cruise of Myanmar in March. There will be no internet on the boat in Myanmar. I want to buy your My Favourite Mat so I can work out while I’m on the cruise. But here’s my question: Is there any possibility of your Silence is Golden Mat becoming available offline? This one is MY favourite!

    I also love your Combo Platter Mat (having been a former dancer) and wonder whether you might create another combination video anytime soon? Love that fan kick!

    • Alisa Wyatt Author

      Rosemarie you’re the best! I love that you have favorites and YES I will totally do another Combo Platter for you–look for that in the New Year.
      It’s not possible for us to add more downloads at the moment but your request for Silence is Golden is noted. If we change those out in the future we’ll consider adding that one.
      Thanks for the requests!

  2. sws 6 years ago

    Perfect class! Thank you!

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    N1727 6 years ago

    I love this class!

  4. Amber Weintraub 7 years ago

    I loved this. Really meditative and relaxing, but at the same time a great workout. I also love how in the few workouts of yours that I’ve done, you include shoulder bridge, which is one of my favorites (and so important!).

    • Alisa Wyatt Author

      Yeah, Shoulder Bridge is a fave of mine too, opens up your hips and chest while making your backside happy. Thanks Amber!

  5. jodie 7 years ago

    thanks for this

  6. tempodono 7 years ago

    Amazing class. So interesting seeing how your body is doing with each move – loved it.

  7. Fabrizia Fries 7 years ago

    Great, effective, relaxing class – tks

  8. pilates 7 years ago

    Thanks Alisa. Will try a version of this with tomorrow mornings class. A great variation I think!

  9. Lyne Legros 7 years ago


  10. nbbnixon 7 years ago

    Yes it puts more attention and a good kind of pressure back on us, and at the same time the serentiy of your delivery makes it one step closer to prayer.
    Large thanks.

  11. b_didier2 7 years ago

    You are by far my absolute favorite pilates instructor. I appreciate many of the pilates instructors for their different attributes. What makes your teaching outstanding is the clarity you bring to each exercise. I enjoyed this particular video very much. However, I hope you continue to be thorough in your verbal explanations as you always have been. This is your signature charm- your thorough explanation and how you break each movement down so it is done appropriately. It is as if you tell your students what you had to learn the hard way. I appreciate what you bring to each class you teach. Thank you for your technique, I hope you don’t alter it too much.

    • Alisa Wyatt Author

      Thank you so much, and don’t worry, it would be impossible to shut me up all of the time, lol!

  12. joesmat 7 years ago

    What is significant here to me as a home practitioner,and I think a little unique in Alisa’s work, is her use of breathing to substantially add to the level of difficulty throughout the practice.
    Particularly so, if we observe how her abdominals contract and her upper body levers up with her breath in ………
    1. In the HUNDRED the breathing really challenges the level of difficulty.
    2.In the Series of 5, in the Double leg Pull/Double Staight leg/Criss Cross
    how the breathing application really challenges the level of difficulty.
    Just my thoughts.

    • Alisa Wyatt Author

      That’s a great comment because the breathing is something I try hard to communicate without getting too overly focused on. Thank you!

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