Pilates & Motherhood

Pilates & Motherhood

As a busy mom, working out can sometimes be quite the challenge. Juggling schedules and the many curve balls thrown at you can make time for fitness difficult to incorporate in daily life. Pilates has been a game changer. It’s helped me become stronger, more toned,...
Beginners in fitness-Picking your poison

Beginners in fitness-Picking your poison

Let’s start by saying that the title is a joke and that your “poison” is the actual type of exercising you’ll be doing.  If you’re a beginner, most likely you won’t be super happy at first, so it would feel like a poison. ...
Pilates For Weightlifters?

Pilates For Weightlifters?

Female weightlifter here, 5’6″, about 150 pounds.  Weights have been my constant companion for a few years now, and I isolated myself from other types of exercising thinking them as “inferior” and “less...
Sculpt the Body You Deserve

Sculpt the Body You Deserve

Sculpt the Bod You Deserve Pilates is all about stretching, lengthening and toning muscles. We do not focus heavily on strength training. However, as a studio, we have decided to merge Pilates with light hand weights to add that extra kick to jump start the full body...
Why You Should Pick Group Fitness Classes

Why You Should Pick Group Fitness Classes

Why You Should Pick Group Fitness Classes The idea of working out alone can be scary, why on earth would you choose to put yourself on display in front of total strangers? Here are a few reasons why group classes may be the way to go! 1) CompetitionYes, I went...
How Pilates Benefited My Future

How Pilates Benefited My Future

If you were to ask me what my future plans were for myself six years ago when I first began college, being a Pilates instructor was not a first, second or even third thought in my mind. I had this idea I would graduate with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy by the age...
Pilates for dancers (…and non-dancers!)

Pilates for dancers (…and non-dancers!)

but we hear that a lot, right? Pilates is for dancers, or by dancers, or something…what’s the deal with Pilates and dancers?Pilates is a compatible practice for dancers because of the many elements in Pilates that echo those in established dance...
Calling all men to take a step towards STRETCHING

Calling all men to take a step towards STRETCHING

Have you gained weight? Do you have joint pain? Are you tired and blah?Ready to begin a new non aggressive routine?Welcome to Stretch were a little bit goes a long way! There is a myth that only woman do Pilates.  I’m hear to tell all the men that you are...
Spring Fever Got You Feeling Good?

Spring Fever Got You Feeling Good?

For all of you Game of Thrones fans out there, you are familiar with the term “Winter is coming.” This phrase typically brings a feeling of terror and panic. I feel this way while watching the show and even more so when people say it in October right...
PILATES SESSION  IS A  CO PAY

PILATES SESSION IS A CO PAY

I have been an owner and a Pilates Instructor for 20 years! I recently had laberal/hip surgery to sew up two tears.   The doctor wanted me to go to physical therapy the very next day.  I arrived at the PT clinic and paid my $30 co pay, anxious to get...