Setting Your Pilates Goals

What goals do you have for Pilates? It’s something I ask in the beginning and it helps me guide your session. Maybe it’s to not feel pain or stiffness. Or cross training for a race (COVID excluded). How about playing with your kids? Getting down to the floor easily and back up? Walking for long periodsContinue reading “Setting Your Pilates Goals”

Why is Pilates Right for You?

Pilates is great for everyone: young, old, pre surgery, post injury, healthy, active, etc. Everyone and anyone can do Pilates. The reason why it works for everyone is I can provide modifications and adjustments for your body and needs.  If you’re young, Pilates will help build muscle to provide strength for sports. If you’re preparingContinue reading “Why is Pilates Right for You?”

Pilates Power Hour

Let’s be honest: have you purchased an exercise video? One of any type: Pilates, kickboxing, “buns of steel”, P90x, the list goes on! I had one before I started doing Pilates, it was a Jillian Michaels’ dvd. It was when Biggest Loser was popular and while some find Jillian’s in your face style harsh, IContinue reading “Pilates Power Hour”

Reform the Mind

When things feel out of control the mind gravitates to the negative. A series of ‘What If’s’ consume the brain and the mind needs to fight to find the positives. Focusing on the positive is truly an exercise and is important in your Pilates practice.  Joseph Pilates created a series of exercises called Contrology (knownContinue reading “Reform the Mind”

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?”