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Pilates Props During Quarantine

Pilates Props During Quarantine

Props are some of the best ways to keep your at-home workout fun and interesting! Wether you’re doing private sessions, or our Pilates Sculpt class, we have listed some of our favourite props you can order online, and substitutions you probably already have in your house. Small Ball or a bath towel Hand Weights or two cans of non-perishable food ... Read More
 
How to Support Small Business

How to Support Small Business

We are living in unprecedented times. I don’t know about you, but any given day I feel a combination of disbelief, panic, sadness, anxiety acceptance and calm. As a small business owner, I mainly have an overwhelming sense of uncertainty. How long will this last and how will my business survive it? The answers are both unknowns right now. I ... Read More
 

Why Your First Class Isn’t Free

In my time as a studio owner, I have had my fair share of interesting questions from prospective clients. Inquiring minds wonder if Pilates is like yoga and oftentimes I am asked about the different types of equipment. People wonder if they should do private lessons or group classes and ask if Pilates can help ... Read More
 
3 Reasons Why Pilates is the Right Choice for Lyme Disease Recovery

3 Reasons Why Pilates is the Right Choice for Lyme Disease Recovery

Lyme Disease is a complicated and multi-faceted illness that can impact anyone. The symptoms can range from mild to severe and the disease attacks the body indiscriminately, which means the entire body is at risk to be affected. Often times, when someone is struggling with an illness, movement and exercise is the furthest thing from ... Read More
 
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
 

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