Category Archive ‘Exercises and Techniques’

Making Permanent Change

It’s that time of year; everyone is hitting the gym, on the socials claiming #beastmode and #fitness, and cleansing with cayenne and syrup. There’s the annual rush to get in shape and eat clean, and the motivation usually dies around Valentine’s Day. Want to make permanent change? Simply Balanced has …


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What’s a Diastasis?

During a prenatal yoga class last week, another yogi asked a question that alarms all pregnant women- she said she had been in a Pilates class, and the instructor told her (from looking at her from across the room) that her abs had split and she needed to be careful …


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Three Exercises to Start your Day off Right

Ever feel like you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, dragging through your day? Do you sometimes wake up feeling achy and stiff, and depend on coffee and a hot shower to get going? If so, you aren’t alone. Most of us aren’t morning people, and it …


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Posture & Relief Tips for Preggos

Pregnancy is such a blessing—the gift of new life and miracle of childbirth. And then there are the other “blessings” that accompany pregnancy: heartburn, constipation, tiredness, AND the miracle of childbirth. Most women would agree that one of the longest lasting pregnancy issues is aches and pains, especially back pain. …


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Wear high heels often? Stretching tips to offset feet, leg and back pain

“High heels are pleasure with pain” -Christian Louboutin  Ladies, we spend our work days and nights out in heels. Peep-toe D’Orsays, pumps, stilettos, platform wedges, pointed t-straps, espadrilles, sling backs…sassy, too tall, five-inch heels. Yes, we look amazing, our shoes are fabulous and we love them and the compliments we …


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Get Moving: Teaser and Leg Pull Down Prep

Even though January will be coming to a close in a few short weeks, it’s never too late to start Pilates at home. Starting now, we can live and breathe a healthy lifestyle that will benefit the way we look and feel in the coming months. Practicing a balanced lifestyle …


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Finding Your Perfect Balance

Are you working on your Pilates body? Looking to kick-start your fitness routine for the upcoming new year? One of our core values here at the studio is finding balance. While it’s important to be both emotionally and physically balanced, today we’ll look at some great exercises you can do …


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A Strong Back is a Strong Core

Ever wondered one of the hidden secrets to getting a stronger core? Here are look at two exercises that will strengthen your core by strengthening the posterior part of your body, giving you a rock solid back! By simply using your body’s own resistance, these two exercises can be done …


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