Before I became a Pilates instructor I worked in an office for 4+ years. I worked in customer service which meant answering emails and phones, entering paint orders for our customers, etc. I started Pilates to help a nagging knee pain I had from running. Little did I know, Pilates would help open my chestContinue reading “Shoulders: Relieve Pain & Strengthen”
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!
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.
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”
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”
We use energy to make more energy. Interesting concept, right? It seems backwards to move in order to keep moving. There are times on the weekends when Mike and I go on a long and fast paced walk. Not too rigorous and certainly not a jog but one that keeps our heart rate up. WeContinue reading “Be the Energizer Bunny”
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”
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?”
When you did Pilates for the first time did it feel easy or difficult and you thought you might die? Was it mat class or an equipment class? Was it a group class or a private session? Did you come to class thinking you had strong muscle groups as well as some weaker ones? SometimesContinue reading “Pilates is Feeling the Motion”