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pilates

Getting to the Core of Things

Now activate your core is a phrase you're likely to hear in any fitness class, yoga included. But I wonder, what does that mean? And does the...

Hope Zvara
October 20 2012

5 Ways Pilates Can Change Your Life

Who is Pilates for? It's for rock stars, tennis pros, swim stars, my NY Giants and other boys of the NFL. For gymnasts, dancers, and athletes in the...

Mary S. Burns
October 12 2012

10 Reasons Why I LOVE Pilates

I have practiced Pilates since age 13 and never once been bored. Is it possible that one exercise system can keep inspiring and challenging you to be...

Jennifer Kries
September 20 2012

Rest: The Importance of Slowing Down

It seems we live in a society where we are expected to just go go go. Rest is considered indulgent, and most people I meet these days feel guilty at...

Jessica Sepel
September 18 2012

6 Ideas to Help You Get Out of a Funk

Do you have days where you’re on the verge of tears, and you don’t really know why? Or maybe you do know why but you’re overwhelmed with what you need...

Kristen Matthews
September 11 2012

Running and Rolfing: A Winning Combination

As I crossed the finish line, lungs pumping air, legs stretched out in a long stride, I had never felt better. While my personal finish line may have...

Linden Schaffer
August 10 2012

How to Bust Open Your Heart Chakra

A few weeks ago one of my closest friends and I had a misunderstanding that quickly blew into a big, fat storm of an argument. Over what, you may say?...

Lisa Munger
June 18 2012

10 Minute Yoga & Pilates Abs Sequence for Home

While I love teaching my yoga and Pilates classes, I’m not a fan of going to the gym for a full-on balls-to-the-wall workout.

Erin Motz
May 25 2012

30 Rock Abs!

I moved to Manhattan from Pocatello, Idaho 18 years ago to pursue my dream of becoming an actress. In the early 90’s at NYU Tisch School of the Arts,...

Kristin McGee
May 15 2012

6 Steps for Choosing the Right Yoga/Pilates School

Finding a certification program for mind/body exercise is very similar to finding the right instructor. You have to search for what/whom works for...

Nicola Yvette
May 1 2012

Yoga or Pilates: 3 Things to Think About

I am a full-time Pilates instructor. My clients who know I practice yoga daily ask me questions such as “what do you prefer yoga or Pilates”, “was it...

Nicola Yvette
April 9 2012

Adapting Pilates Principles to Everyday Life

The 6 Pilates Principles are in place to guide the student through a Pilates workout in the most effective way. The hope is that the exercises are...

Kara Griffin
April 6 2012

Dwyane Wade: Yoga & Juice Make Me Better

LeBron James said yoga was the secret to his endurance and now his teammate, NBA star Dwyane Wade is hitting the mat!

Jason Wachob
March 20 2012

Yes... Pilates Makes Sex Better!

Pilates has become so popular over the past decade because it simply works better than most fitness regimes at creating functional strength and...

Heather Dorak
March 19 2012

Fitting in Health: Breathing 101

Inhale... Exhale... A simple two-step process that even I am guilty of forgetting. Inhale through the nose and feel the fresh oxygen race through your...

Gabriel Sanders
February 17 2012

Heather Dorak: How Pilates Healed Me

Meet Heather Dorak, the founder of LA's fastest growing Pilates studio, Pilates Platinum. Heather tells us how Pilates healed her life, helped her...

Jason Wachob
February 8 2012

10 Yoga or Pilates Teacher Red Flags

You might want to steer clear of a yoga or Pilates teacher if you encounter any of these ten things in class:

Hope Zvara
January 4 2012

Uncover the Guru Inside Yourself

When we were babies and felt scared, our parents would hold us to make us feel safe and protected. As young children, if we had a toothache we went to...

Jessi Piha
October 25 2011

Yoga Is Pro-Soccer Team's Secret Weapon!

The Tottenham Spurs pro-soccer team in the UK is looking to raise their level of play as they gear up for the playoffs. So what's their secret weapon?...

October 19 2011

How 7 Simple Days Restored Me To Sanity

On September 25th 2009, I found myself in a very strange place. It wasn't anywhere I would have chosen to go and it's not anywhere I recommend anyone...

Jennifer DeLuca
September 22 2011