There are many ways to increase energy. Food is too often the go-to substance for a pick-me-up, as food is a primary source of nutrients to provide energy to our cells. Meditation is a way to manage and focus our energy. Daily meditation helps calm our mind and our body to reduce stress and improve […]
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Everyone is bustling about with holiday shopping. There’s one thing that should be on everyone’s list, but can’t be purchased with a credit or debit card. No matter how much we want physical fitness we can’t get there with wishes or wallets. It’s discipline, consistency, dedication, and hard work that must be invested in yourself […]
Does your flexibility and age match? You are only as old as you feel… I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “age is just a number.” Joseph Pilates brings some meaning to this adage. The number of years we’ve been on this planet is not what makes us young or old, but it’s the fitness, flexibility […]
Why is physical fitness important to you? What’s the point of exercise? Are you thinking it’s just “to lose weight” or “to get a toned, hot body?” Well, those are great side-effects to exercise, but the real reason we should be toiling away in the gym or sweating it out at the Pilates Studio is […]
Contrology, the art and science of control. This is the term Joseph Pilates coined for his system of exercise. We must learn to be mindful of our movements. The brain controls the actions of the body. To develop the mind-body connection, we must begin by consciously paying attention to the finer-details of what we’re doing […]
Breathing, it’s one of the most important things I teach new Pilates students. And while it’s a good thing that we don’t have to think about every breath we take to stay alive… Improving HOW we breathe can make a huge difference for health improvement. We cannot function in top form physically, or mentally, if […]