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pilates

Johnny Weir On Sochi, Skating, & Living An Authentic Life

If you've paid any attention to figure skating in the past decade, chances are you've been charmed by Johnny Weir. This two-time Olympian dazzled...

February 7 2014

Goodbye, Fitness Fads! 5 Elements Of Truly Balanced Fitness

Are you an exercise addict? Or perhaps a tad lazy? If you’re confused about what balanced fitness means, then you’re not alone.

Tamara Jacobi
October 7 2013

10-Day Workout Challenge: Never Be Bored With Your Workout Again

Here are 10 different types of workouts you can do in 10 days. When you challenge your body in 10 different ways, you can keep your routine fresh and...

Jason Williams
August 4 2013

Pilates: Tried And True, Not A Trend

My introduction to Pilates was in the late 1990s, when it was featured in one of the major fashion magazines. I remember looking at the photos and...

Kristen Matthews
March 11 2013

13 Easy Ways To Get Your Best Body

The time for making official New Year's resolutions may have passed, but it's never too late to reshape and revitalize your lifestyle. Below are 13 of...

Jessica Sepel
February 20 2013

Why Dudes Should Do Pilates

I've been a personal trainer in New York City for four years now, and whenever I tell new male clients that we'll be incorporating Pilates in our...

Greg Sher
January 8 2013

6 Ways Pilates Can Improve Your Running

When I think about fall, many things come to mind: pumpkins, leaves changing color, cooler temperatures, sweatshirts, apples, and the holidays.

Heather Dorak
November 10 2012

8 Reasons to Exercise for Near-Instant Gratification

It’s no secret that exercise can help you live longer by lessening your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and cancer. You would think this...

Kristen Matthews
October 25 2012

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