Tag Archive ‘Exercise’

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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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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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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Tips for Having a Healthy Holiday

The holiday season is here along with family gatherings and delicious desserts that always seem to add to our waistline! In this wonderful season we all need to remember to take time to work out and eat well. Sometimes between  travel and other commitments, it’s hard to make time for …


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All of your daily deal questions answered

Did you buy one of our daily deals (on Groupon, ActiveBuys, or Living Social)? Great! We know from running a few deals that it can sometimes be confusing on the customer’s end of things. So we’ve made a list of Daily Deal FAQ to help you know what to do. …


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But, why is it called “Pilates”?

If you’ve ever wondered where we get the odd name “Pilates” for our exercises, look no further. Pilates, (said like “puh-lah-tees,” as opposed to “pie-lates”) is named after its creator, Joseph Hubertus Pilates. Born in Germany in 1880, Joe was a frail child suffering from athsma, rickets, and rheumatic fever, …


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