Ky Autumn Russell – Pilates, yoga, & relaxation

Online Pilates classes and teacher training education that will rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit so you can fully live and love your life!

Imagine waking up each day full of energy and zest, leading a full and productive day doing your amazing work, and then having enough energy left over to spend quality and focused time with your family and friends.

It's all possible through Pilates, stress relief, and holistic wellness and I'm passionate about providing this to you. I help you create lasting fitness and health, a present mind, and a life you love through my virtual studio, online courses, and the Blessful Body Podcast.

Get your free calming breath guided meditation to soothe your nervous system while gently activating your deep core.

I'll also connect with you to share special tips and offers that I only share with folks through email.

Hi, I'm Ky Russell, M.A.

I hold a Master's degree in Kinesiology, am a certified Pilates instructor and Balanced Body Master Instructor Trainer. I'm a mindful movement educator, researcher, and life-enthusiast dedicated to connection. My purpose is to help you connect body, mind, and spirit so you can feel great and do great work.

Latest Episodes

Are You Ready to Move Your Body This Spring?

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  Spring time is almost here an that means a whole lot more activity! Are you ready for it? It’s not too late to start focusing on how to prep and cross-train your body so you can burst into spring full of energy and ready to play as hard as you like in somme beautiful…

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Are Ab Crunches Good For You?

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  I had the flu last week, and it was rough. I survived by binge-listening to my Harry Potter audiobook collection (why are they so soothing?) and getting lots of rest. Now that I’m starting to feel a little better, I’m taking it easy and slowly reintroducing exercise back into my life. It’s an important…

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When to Rest & When to Push Yourself {episode 013}

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I had the flu last week, and it was rough. I survived by binge-listening to my Harry Potter audiobook collection (why are they so soothing?) and getting lots of rest. Now that I’m starting to feel a little better, I’m taking it easy and slowly reintroducing exercise back into my life. It’s an important process,…

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"Ky's style of teaching pushes me to workout harder, which makes me stronger, and this makes me feel really good about myself. She does all of this with a wonderful sense of humor!" 

 

H. Park
San Jose, CA

Recent Blogs

How to do Ab Crunches (or Ab Curls) Correctly

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Don’t you just love ab curls?  Said no one, ever. Well, as a Pilates instructor for almost 20 years I’ve taught and done a lot of them throughout the years. And there is definitely a right way and a wrong way to ab curl technique. The right way can strengthen your abs (and your core),…

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How to do the Pilates 100’s

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It’s #MarchMatness and today is 100’s day!   I have a love/hate relationship with the 100’s – I think they are often misunderstood, and they make me count (which is not my strongest skill)! But they are a sure fire way to keep my body and mind focused and ready for a workout, and they…

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How to do a Plank Correctly

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Do you ever wonder if you’re doing planks correctly? If your wrists, neck, or lower back hurt while you’re doing them, or you aren’t consciously engaging your core in your plank, then you probably could use a little technique tune-up. I explain proper form AND how to progress into planks if you’re not currently doing…

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