It’s been one year since Mike and I moved to Texas. We had no idea when we would be moving once Covid-19 was announced a pandemic. I remember sitting in our hotel room in The Woodlands after finding an awesome house to rent and thinking “should we just stay here?” Instead, we flew back toContinue reading “A Year in Texas during a Pandemic”
Building your Pilates practice takes practice and planning. When starting something new, it’s best to do it often to keep progressing. To help you continue practicing on your own, read my tips below on how to make it easier to practice and stay consistent.
During your Pilates session online or in person, you will notice the use of imagery. Imagery is visualizations for how your body moves, looks, and feels. These images help you do the movement with ease. They enhance your movement just like the way spices enhance your food. While doing a private session you can’t alwaysContinue reading “Why is Imagery Used in Pilates?”
The results you see and feel in Pilates seem small but have lasting effects! Your mindset for your body and abilities improves, movements are easier and without pain, and you begin a lifelong practice. Private sessions, online and in person, will help you achieve your individual results. The results of Pilates change you, inside and out, which makes it a mind and body exercise.
When starting something new, especially exercise, there are a lot of questions at the forefront of your mind. No matter the question, it is not silly to ask! Questions help you learn and prepare. If you’ve never heard of Pilates there’s a lot to take in at first. Mat Pilates or Reformer Pilates? Online Pilates or in person? To put your mind at ease and answer some of your questions before taking your first session, read below to learn more about Pilates and to provide insight into your Pilates journey.
Ever wonder why your feet hurt? Do you notice they hurt after sitting or standing for long periods? How do they feel after you take your shoes off? They can breathe again! Our feet are very important and it’s why Pilates is so helpful. Whether it’s in person using equipment or at home in an online Pilates session with a mat; your feet feel happy and free after exercising them. Exercising your feet also relieves back, hip, and knee pain.
Pilates for low back pain and neck pain. Improve your posture to relieve pain in common areas like shoulders, back, and neck. Online Pilates sessions will help strengthen the muscles for posture.
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”
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”