Pilates is the complete coordination of the mind, body, and spirit. Contrology is actually what the series of exercises is called but we refer to it as Pilates from the creator, Joseph Pilates himself. When starting Pilates there are lot of thoughts and emotions and feelings being experienced all at once and it's hard to … Continue reading Finding the Inner Spirit
Rachel began her journey with Pilates 5 years ago when she was referred to the technique after a running injury. She immediately fell in love with the method and exercises and discovered the importance of incorporating it into her exercise routine along with running. When doing Pilates you truly learn from multiple instructors and their … Continue reading A Pilates Instructor’s Journey
Did you know that Joseph Pilates created the series of exercises now known as Pilates specifically for men? It was meant to be manly but once Mr. Pilates started teaching in New York it became popular among women and dancers. As a Pilates instructor, my female to male client ratio is higher on the female … Continue reading Pilates: Created by a Man for Men
We are 6 days away from March 1- day of one of what the Pilates industry refers to as "March MATness." Benjamin Degenhardt started this idea during March when the rest of the sports industry is preparing for March Madness (basketball). I don't know about you but I love a good pun and I also love … Continue reading Pilates MATters: Why I Love the Mat Series
Let's get in touch with our feelings. How does that sound? Scary? Intimidating? Silly? It seems that as we get older we embrace the feelings inside less and less. Emotional feelings, whether it's physical or psychological. The human body is a spectacular machine that can shield feelings, embrace them, and even smother them. Take a … Continue reading I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better
Everyone has a story behind their first Pilates experience or what brought them to Pilates initially. Now it's time you learned how I started doing Pilates. When I first moved on my own to Columbus, Ohio after college to pursue a job in my business degree for Marketing I began running more often. My best … Continue reading Why Pilates?