Low Back Pain Relief with 5 props

Practicing Pilates on your own at home is beneficial. Each time you practice it brings you one step closer to your goal! As a Pilates instructor, I hope you practice at home whether it’s once a week, twice a week, or every other week. The amount of time depends on your schedule. To make itContinue reading “Low Back Pain Relief with 5 props”

Hot & Cold Weather Exercise Tips

I survived my first summer in Texas and here’s what I learned! Read the top five tips from this experience that apply to life itself outside of the Texas sun. These exercise tips help with hot and cold weather. Whether (haha) it’s hot weather and high humidity or cold, windy, and damp weather. First letContinue reading “Hot & Cold Weather Exercise Tips”

Cooking at Home

I truly began cooking when I started living on my own. My mom cooked dinner for us and made sure we were fed growing up. Before college, I knew how to make grilled cheese, PBJ, and french toast. Those are the things I remember the most. When I lived alone for the first time I knew I could buy frozen meals, order take out, or cook my own food. Buying fresh produce and cooking your own food is one of the cheapest options.

Pilates and Sitting or Standing

Sitting and Pilates, is it really possible? Do you sit often and stare at a computer screen or phone? Do you get up from your desk just to move? And when you do get up, do you feel stiffness in your back, shoulders, or neck? You’ve heard sitting is the new smoking but do you know why? Is there a way to sit and do Pilates? What is standing Pilates? Read to find out how to move while working at your desk and stand to move and stretch!

Knee Pain & How to Relieve It

I’m no stranger to knee pain. It’s why I started Pilates. Knee pain is frustrating because you feel it often and want to find a way to fix it. If you’re a runner or walker you want to be able to keep moving and find joy in your movement. It’s still possible to do the activities you love without slowing down for a nagging pain.

7 Common Pilates Questions & Concerns

Before Pilates it’s common to have some concerns and questions. I want you to feel as comfortable as possible when beginning this new movement practice. Continue reading to learn what others have asked in the past and how I can help you begin to move without pain!

How to Relieve Pain from Knit and Crochet

Do you find yourself sitting for long periods while knitting or crocheting? The urge to say one more row is real and sometimes it’s hard to stop even if your body says it needs a break. Knit and crochet are so relaxing for the mind and the body and can have the same benefits byContinue reading “How to Relieve Pain from Knit and Crochet”

Try this Exercise to Release Stress & Tension

Do you currently experience stress during your workday or daily life? The situation we’re in can be tough and if you find yourself having extra stress, you’re not alone. Stress can be the cause of low back pain in addition to movement patterns and it’s affecting your psoas. There are a few simple ways toContinue reading “Try this Exercise to Release Stress & Tension”

8 Simple Tips for Your Pilates Practice

Building your Pilates practice takes practice and planning. When starting something new, it’s best to do it often to keep progressing. To help you continue practicing on your own, read my tips below on how to make it easier to practice and stay consistent.

Hygge: Mindfulness, Cozy, and Comfort

Hygge is something practiced in Denmark. The people of Denmark are at the top of the charts for the happiest people in the world. They are happy even when they live in darkness for a good portion of the year. So how are they so happy? One word: Hygge.  I love Hygge. Hygge is theContinue reading “Hygge: Mindfulness, Cozy, and Comfort”