Cristina’s Pilates Journey

We start Pilates at different times, stages, and reasons. This make us unique but one thing is the same: Pilates. I asked Cristina to share her Pilates story: why she started, what it means to her, and how it has helped. Read to see if you relate! It is never too late to start! WhyContinue reading “Cristina’s Pilates Journey”

Spread the Word

Spread the word about Pilates! I’m asking you to share your Pilates experience and talk about it often with others. There are many ways to tell others about Pilates and help them start their own journey. Here are a few simple options: Tell your friends, specifically those who are active or might benefit from Pilates. ExplainContinue reading “Spread the Word”

Private Session or Class?

Considering Pilates but unsure which is right for you: private sessions or classes? Below is a guide to determining whether to start with a private session first or jump into classes! Private Sessions Individualism: Private sessions are designed for your individual needs which is great for when you want to know if you are doingContinue reading “Private Session or Class?”

Natural Movement

Have you completed a workout that felt easy? Where you came home and wondered which muscles worked? How about a workout that left you sore for days? Where it hurt to walk up and down the stairs or sit in your car? The first workout sounds like an easy workout with little effort used. TheContinue reading “Natural Movement”

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”

Why We Breathe

“Breathing is the first act of life and the last.” Joseph H Pilates Breathing is one of the foundational movements of Pilates and there’s even an exercise called Breathing! It seems silly to discuss breathing because we do it everyday without thinking. But the type of breathing in Pilates is diaphragmatic breathing. It’s a deeperContinue reading “Why We Breathe”