Category Archive ‘Exercises’

3 Reasons to Try Private Pilates Sessions

Ever thought about one on one private training sessions with your Pilates Instructor? There’s huge benefits that you may not immediately think about. David Gensheimer, owner of Simply Balanced, lists why you should consider privates to up your game and reach your personal goals: 1. Each session is tailored to …


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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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Need a Competitive Edge? Practice Pilates as your Secret Weapon

That’s pretty incredible that you can run a 7-minute mile or bench press your body weight. But can you touch your toes? How do you feel the next day after a race or game? If you have no flexibility and feel sore and stiff for days after your event, Pilates …


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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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Love Pilates? Become a Pilates Instructor.

The first two classes of the year have passed, but it’s never too late to join the Balanced Body Teacher in Training workshops at Simply Balanced. Our next workshop is Mat 2 on March 14th.  If you pride yourself on the perfect roll down, show your friends the “Rolling like …


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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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Wake Up to Summer: Pilates Exercises to Start Your Summer Right

With all of the warm weather we’ve had lately, it feels like summer is already here! Where everyone seems concerned about getting a beach body, we encourage you to be concerned with having a strong healthy body, mind, and spirit all around. One of the best ways you can feel …


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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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New Year & New Class Names

Based on client feedback, we recently gave all of our equipment classes new names. All of these classes are still your traditional equipment classes—meaning you’ll be on the reformer, the chair, even the foam rollers. If you’re a current client, you can know that, nothing has changed except for the …


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