Pilates Anytime: Using a Hand Towel Prop
In Class 4 of the 30-Minute Pilates series, learn how to build upper-body strength
Welcome to the fourth class of instructor Kira Lamb’s 30-Minute Pilates series, from Pilates Anytime, an online streaming platform.
This Pilates mat class, Using a Hand Towel Prop, will demonstrate how to use a hand towel as a tool to help you build upper-body strength and advance your practice. The instructor will also show you how this small prop can be used to help reduce strain in your neck during exercises where you lift your head and shoulders off the mat. This class offers modifications for people of all fitness levels, including beginners.
Please consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.
This video is part of AARP’s Virtual Community Center, where you can find a variety of free virtual events designed for learning, self-improvement and fun.
About the instructor
Kira Lamb is a New York state–licensed massage therapist and Classical Pilates teacher certified through Power Pilates and The New York Pilates Studio. While currently in private practice, she began her teaching career in 2002 at boutique studios and luxury fitness clubs in Los Angeles and New York City. Her love of Pilates grew during her 20-year career as a professional dancer and aerial artist, which included touring with Puff Daddy, Missy Elliott and Gloria Estefan and performing in off-Broadway shows like De La Guarda: Villa Villa and Fuerza Bruta: Look Up.
More Functional Pilates Videos
AARP Members Only Access is offering the following six on-demand 30-minute Pilates classes with Kira Lamb, and more free Pilates Anytime videos here.
Class 4: Pilates with Hand Towel (this class)
Class 5: Pilates with Hand Weights
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