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Moving Meditation: Pilates and Other Great Mind-Body Exercise Methods

I read an article the other day and it said, “Pilates isn’t a mind-body exercise in the meditative way that Yoga, Tai Chi, or Qi Gong are, but it does use your mind to influence and improve your body.” It seems evident to me that this author has probably never experienced a Pilates workout!  And […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Meditation, Mind-Body Health, Pilates, Polls & Surveys, yoga.

Through the Eyes of a Yogi: Connect and Discover Mind-Body, and Spirit

A good friend recommended the book Autobiography of a Yogi, by Paramahansa Yogananda to me a while ago, and I’ve been slowly working my way through it!  It is an excellent read for anyone interested in a life story filled with exceptional information about the spiritual journey of a man, and Yogi, and religious insights […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Book Reviews, Health, Meditation, Pilates, yoga.

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.

Health Benefits, Fun and Fitness with Nintendo Wii Fit

Wii Fitness…  What Fun! I may be a bit behind the times when it comes to enjoying the fun and benefits of all the new interactive video game products on the market – like the Nintendo Wii Fit…  but recently my techno-geek boyfriend purchased a Wii Fit for home.  (He’s had one at work since […]

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

Pilates Training and Peripheral Atrophy

I received this question about Pilates training by email today, thought it relevant for a blog posting: Question: Is Pilates appropriate for someone with peripheral atrophy? Balancing is becoming more & more difficult so yoga is no longer an option. If appropriate, please tell me where I might find a certified teacher/instructor. Please advise. Answer: […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Health, Pilates.