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

growth mindset according to a 6 year old

Growth Mindset According to my 6 Year Old

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Have you heard about the power of having a growth mindset yet? Well my 6-year old is joining me on the podcast to give you all the details on how this powerful tool can do wonders for your life! Join me in a spontaneous Mother’s Day special episode where I interview my little sweetie and…

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how to do a mindfulness walk

How to do a Mindfulness Walk so you can be Present, Calm, and Focused

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Come walk with me! I’m mixing things up this week! It’s Earth Day soon, and it’s National Stress Awareness Month so I wanted to share one of my favorite stress relief activities – a mindfulness walk. Not only does this relieve stress but it can also increase our connection to nature – (which in itself…

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Easy Ways to Relax Your Body

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Need some relaxation? I’ve got you covered! This week’s episode is all about how to release muscle tension that causes so much discomfort, aches, and pains. You’ll have a clear understanding of why your muscles get so tense and what you can do it about it! In this episode I’ll discuss: * What the cause…

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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

Core Blast Pilates Workout

Core Blast Pilates Workout

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Need a quick Core Blast Pilates workout? This workout is the perfect way to get some core support in your day.   I’ve been loving this fast, efficient, and effective workout recently.   I’m smack dab in the middle of the end of the school year crazy schedule. (Please tell me I’m not the only…

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How to Roll-Out Your Feet with a Tennis Ball

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Need some relaxation and release from muscular tension?   If you’re like most folks you probably do (at least from time to time).   This is a quick tutorial on how to bring full-body release using only a tennis ball on your feet! It’s my favorite sequence that addresses all the common tight spots in…

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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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