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Is Pilates Safe for Seniors

Is Pilates Safe for Seniors?

Monday Oct 8th, 2018

The short answer: It’s never too late to take your first Pilates class. Regardless of your age, Pilates improves balance, mobility, and strength. First-timers will quickly realize the individualized and adaptable nature of these workouts.

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Supplement, Don’t Substitute Your In-Studio Pilates Sessions

Thursday Sep 13th, 2018

So, you’re working out at home to save time and money, but now your motivation is also at an all-time low. But, who can blame you? Your kids need homework help, the dog needs a bath, and your significant other needs help preparing dinner. Yet again, the workout gets skipped. Before you know it, a few weeks have passed by and you haven’t touched your Pilates mat or resistance band.

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The Two Sides of Women’s Empowerment

Monday Aug 6th, 2018

From the gender pay gap to cultural stereotypes, women have historically fallen into a position of disempowerment. Recently, however, women have been rewriting this long-standing narrative.

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The Guy’s Guide to Pilates: From Boosted Strength to Better Sex

Thursday Jul 5th, 2018

For many men, Pilates connotes an image of women donning tight spandex attire, participating in glorified stretching routines like some perfunctory dance rehearsal without a performance at the end.

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Can You Do Pilates While You’re Pregnant?

Tuesday Jun 12th, 2018

You may be wondering: I’ve given up wine, soft cheese, sushi, and coffee. Do I have to give up doing Pilates too? The answer is no! Pilates can actually be a wonderful addition to the fitness routines of pregnant women.

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Building Your Fitness Foundation with an Intro Session

Friday May 4th, 2018

Unlike buying a gym membership, where you have to come in, pay a fee, and are then left to your own devices, Pilates is a more intimate practice where each session is guided by an instructor and is tailored to your individual needs, strengths, weaknesses, and goals.

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So What’s the Difference Between Pilates and Yoga?

Thursday Mar 29th, 2018

Many people believe Yoga and Pilates are one in the same or even iterations of some new age trend, when in reality, these two forms of exercise have completely different origins, techniques, and focuses. While they do share a similar overarching philosophy of connecting body, mind, and spirit, the approach to obtain that level of balance is unique to both. So to eliminate the confusion, we thought we’d dig in to discover what makes Yoga and Pilates unique.

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Four Tips to Start Building the Foundation of a Balanced Life

Tuesday Mar 13th, 2018

Whether our work-life balance is askew or our culture’s on-the-go lifestyle has turned our diet into a barrage of take-out dinners and drive-thru runs, there comes a point when we need to take the first step to center ourselves both mentally and physically. While this initial decision is often difficult to make, it’s fundamental to positive change.

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