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Centerworks Holiday Health CHALLENGE

Give Yourself the Gift of Good Heath The Holidays…the season that we tend to spend more time eating cookies than exercising. When socializing becomes all about food and family and we find ourselves forgetting about our fitness. In honor of not falling off your wellness wagon through the holidays, I hope you’ll join me for […]

Posted by administrator in Health.

Harnessing the Power of Creativity To Improve Your Health

Do you remember when you were a child how much time you lived and played with your imagination?  Tapping into your creative powers to create fun games to play with friends, paint and draw pictures, make up fairy-tale stories, and all sorts of amazing things!  Then…somewhere along the way, some big person squelched the juice out […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Health, Mind-Body Health, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Practice Better Breathing Habits to Help Develop Improved Core Strength with Length (and Other Great Health Benefits)

Breathing well is the first step in developing strength with length.  If you have a hard time maintaining the length of your spine when you’re standing still, how the heck are you going to make it happen when you’re bending forwards, backwards, sideways, and twisting? One of the things that keeps Pilates exercises so challenging, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing, Exercise and Fitness, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Napoleon Hill Shares Insights for Prosperity, Success, and Good Health

Timeless wisdom to believe and achieve success anything and everything that you desire in life. Napoleon Hill shares the wisdom he learned from the billionaire Andrew Carnegie more than 100 years ago.  This is an excellent way to get your New Year’s resolutions off to a great start!  And well worth watching on a regular […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Business, Goal Setting, Health, Videos.

Foot Care Tips for Avoiding High Heel Pain

Just tripped across a video news clip from WNBC on Tips for Avoiding High Heel Pain.  Oh the things women do in the name of looking good and feeling sexy!  So how many of you have experienced foot, ankle, knee, hip, or back pain and now are thinking your poor-fitting shoes might be part of […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Health, Links to Interesting Articles.

What’s Your Definition of Wellness?

When was the last time that you sat down and really thought about your definition of what wellness means to you? Have you ever written down your thoughts, ideas, and personal definition? Do you think of wellness only from the standpoint of how you look, or being a certain weight or size?  Or do you […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Goal Setting, Health, Pilates, Stress Management.

Body Awareness, Exercise Safety, and the Potential Pitfalls of a Bad Personal Trainer

I have to say that I am grateful for my gymnastics, dance, and Pilates training – especially in regards to body awareness.  I’m sure it’s why so many dancers and athletes are embracing Pilates as a component of their injury-prevention and cross-training program.  And it makes sense why so many of my clients over the […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Pilates.

Rowing for Cardio and Health

Yesterday I switched things up for my regular aerobic workout and did my cardio on the rowing machine. Whew…I forgot what a great whole-body workout you can get on a rowing machine. If you’re one to always head to the treadmill, bike, or elliptical machine – I’d encourage you to check out the benefits of […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Health.

Knees Over Chest Is Best – For Getting Great Benefits from Pilates Training

I’ve been focusing a bit more on my own Pilates workouts lately – and it’s such fun to discover new things about the same old exercises I’ve been doing and teaching now for fifteen years!  It’s never boring, and regardless of whether I’m teaching a client, or giving myself a workout – I’m amazed at […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Focus on Health – The Benefits of a Peaceful Mind

Have you ever heard the term “Monkey Mind” and laughed with the visual of a bunch of monkeys jumping around being crazy and wild?  And can you relate to a feeling of having those little monkeys running around in your head causing your thoughts to bounce from one thing to the next and making it […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Health, Mind-Body Health, Stress Management.