Cycling and Pilates

Cycling and Pilates

“Pilates has tremendous benefits for athletes.  On the topic of Pilates for cyclists, I asked my client, Lindsay O’Connor, to write this special blog.  Lindsay is a long time Pilates student as well as a certified Pilates mat instructor.  She is an avid cyclist and competes in long distance races.  Having a background in both ... Read More
 
Why Small Class Sizes Matter

Why Small Class Sizes Matter

Every day, more and more people are discovering the power of Pilates. With its countless benefits and ability to adapt to the needs of each individual student, it is no wonder that Pilates continues to grow in popularity. There are more Pilates studios popping up and more Pilates classes making their way into other fitness ... Read More
 
The Winter Joints Blues

The Winter Joints Blues

I am not a fan of cold weather.  Sure, it has its time.  Like in December when there is all the holiday fun and fashionable boots and knit beanies and family and raging fires and wine and pie and Christmas lights.  It is all so cozy and just works when it’s cold.  When January arrives ... Read More
 
Our Words Matter

Our Words Matter

As a Pilates teacher, clients look to me to help them with their health. Since Pilates is all about movement, that specifically means that people work with me to help improve their physical health. They may want to get stronger, more flexible, overcome an injury, alleviate pain or experience any number of the benefits that ... Read More
 
STRENGTH, MOVEMENT, HEALTH: A Pilates Approach to Wellness

STRENGTH, MOVEMENT, HEALTH: A Pilates Approach to Wellness

My decision to open a Pilates studio in Leesburg, VA, earlier this year was simple: I am passionate about Pilates.  I love teaching Pilates as well as watching my students’ excitement as they progress.  The benefits of Pilates are endless, and it is accessible to everyone.  As a Virginia native, it is important to me ... Read More
 
Teacher Spotlight: Valerie Armistead

Teacher Spotlight: Valerie Armistead

We are kicking off a special Teacher Spotlight Series to let you get to know our teachers here at Loudoun Pilates.  Each month will feature a different teacher, and we are getting things started with Val.       HOW DID YOU BECOME A PILATES TEACHER? I had been teaching ballet and taking Pilates classes ... Read More
 

Yoga girl meets Pilates

I have been practicing yoga for over seven years. I hike, I do a little weight training, I run a little, and I like to stay pretty active. I consider myself to be a fairly athletic person. I have been teaching yoga for a few years and I truly love sharing it with clients. Yoga ... Read More
 

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