How May I Help YOU?

Sometimes we need a little help from… The Beatles, our friends, or Pilates. Pilates helps in more ways than one and with my instruction you’ll soon agree! Asking for help is difficult but ask for a Pilates session and receive the help your body needs! I help people move better. This includes helping with injuriesContinue reading “How May I Help YOU?”

What is Contrology?

Joseph Pilates referred to Contrology as the complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit. Today we call Contrology Pilates. Pilates teaches how to control your muscles with your mind and when the two are in sync, that connects you to your inner spirit.  This post explains how the practice of Pilates (Contrology) is more thanContinue reading “What is Contrology?”

Mike’s Pilates Perspective

Today’s blog post is brought to you by my husband, Mike. Mike has been with me since the start of my Pilates journey and he’s begun his own journey this year! My wife has proven to be a deep vessel for knowledge and practice of Pilates.  I love learning about her personal practice, and the joyContinue reading “Mike’s Pilates Perspective”

Exploring March MATness

March MATness is my favorite time of year. I enjoy promoting the mat exercises because you take these with you anywhere! The only equipment needed is a mat. Some exercises can be done standing if laying on the floor is difficult. With a little knowledge and creativity you can practice anytime!  Do you wonder whyContinue reading “Exploring March MATness”

Core Strength

The definition of core is the central or most important part of something. Think of the Earth’s core and how there are many many layers surrounding the core. In the body we have many muscles attached at our core.  Core strength means more than abdominal strength. If we took our body and looked at itContinue reading “Core Strength”

The Pilates Journey

We start Pilates at our own beginning level. Pilates welcomes all levels and all people. The journey begins when doing Pilates for the first time, after taking a break, or working with a new instructor, or going to a new studio. The day you start Pilates will be the comparison you look back on in 10Continue reading “The Pilates Journey”

Goodbye Training Wheels!

A Pilates practice starts at different levels and ranges from beginner to novice to intermediate. When starting Pilates the progress begins quickly and changes happen within the first ten sessions! Pilates is exciting and difficult at the same time. Everything feels hard, new and sometimes you feel exhausted by the end or not ready toContinue reading “Goodbye Training Wheels!”

Flexible in Mind and Body

Have you thought “I’m not flexible enough to do Pilates”? The truth is you don’t need to be flexible to start Pilates. Pilates helps increase your flexibility. Our mind will help increase our flexibility. With the current workplace to being more technical, sitting, and stationary, exercises like Pilates improve our flexibility and strengthen our weakerContinue reading “Flexible in Mind and Body”

Pilates Anywhere

Have you watched an exercise video and followed along wondering if you were doing it correctly? Or been in a class and looked at yourself in the mirror to check your form? Technology is changing and improving and so are the ways to teach Pilates to others. Pilates Anytime is a great website with lotsContinue reading “Pilates Anywhere”