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You really need a new Prop

 Props for sale at Simply Balanced. An excellent way to enjoy Pilates at home.  New inventory of props have arrived. Here’s just a few ways to enjoy your new prop at home or on the go: Theraband                            …


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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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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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Welcome to our New Home

David and the Simply Balanced Pilates team are proud to introduce you to your new Pilates studio on 8th Avenue on Cannery Row. We are pleased as punch at the way things have turned out, and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts as well! It’s a fabulous space, ready …


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Frequently Asked Question: Will Pilates Help Me Lose Weight?

“Will Pilates help me lose weight?” is a question we frequently hear from those new to the practice. It’s a great question, and definitely a critical point to consider as you start any new exercise routine. Pilates is an exercise discipline that focuses on strength training, muscular stability and flexibility. …


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Recipes: Staff Picks for the Best Juices

Doctors and health professionals recommend four to five cups of fruit and vegetables daily for women and five to six cups for men. How in the world can we possibly pack in that many fruit and vegetables daily, with our demanding routines of juggling work, family, exercise and a social …


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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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The Art of Pilates: Stunning Videos from the Staff at Simply Balanced Nashville

Pilates is not only a great workout but a true art. These beautiful videos of some of our very own staff capture the real art of Pilates in its essence–real strength, grace, flexibility, and even beauty. When we say that our instructors are the most qualified out there, we mean …


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Gyrotonic Explained

If you’ve been coming to Simply Balanced for any length of time, or if you’ve walked into the mat room at all, you’ve noticed that huge, interesting looking machine we call the Gyrotonic. What many of our clients don’t know, however, is what exactly Gyrotonic is and how it compares …


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