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Three Exercises to Start your Day off Right

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

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.

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

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

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

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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Get your Yoga on at Simply Balanced Nashville!

Get your Yoga on at Simply Balanced Nashville!

Maybe you get your Pilates on a few times a week here at Simply Balanced. But now, there’s no better time to get your yoga on! A little over a year ago we added yoga to our repetoire here at Simply Balanced because we completely believe in the way it …


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Real Men Do Pilates: Antonio Brown

Real Men Do Pilates: Antonio Brown

Around our studio, we are huge proponents of “Real Men Do Pilates.” We also know that real athletes do Pilates, too! Check out Antonio Brown (wide receiver for the Steelers) going through his regular Pilates workout. What a boss.


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Belly Flattening & Balance with the Magic Circle

Belly Flattening & Balance with the Magic Circle

Last month we demonstrated several stretches you can do with the magic circle wherever your summer travels take you. In this post, we’ll look at a few fantastic exercises that will challenge your abs, tone your inner thighs, and keep you centered this summer. Seated Legs For this first exercise, you …


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Tennessean Feature: “Pilates is also a guy thing…”

Tennessean Feature: “Pilates is also a guy thing…”

We couldn’t be more proud and honored to be featured in the Tennessean. Check out their fantastic article, “Pilates is also a guy thing at Eight Avenue studio.” And don’t forget to share it with a friend!  “Gentleman, push out those pecks. Ladies, you too.” David Gensheimer walks barefoot on …


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