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
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
Let's be real here: we all have a hard time finding the motivation to get up and move and workout- whatever kind of exercise that entails. It's so much easier to be lazy and hope that there's a spark inside you to complete that workout for the day. I've found the first thing to building … Continue reading Building A (Pilates) Home Practice
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
I have had the pleasure of working with Kristen from almost the start of her pregnancy (7 weeks) to currently (37 weeks) and it's been fun to watch her Pilates practice grow alongside her growing belly! Pilates is something anyone can do but it's understandable how not everyone may enjoy Pilates as much as others. … Continue reading Pilates before Baby
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?