7 Articles by Kristen Matthews

Kristen Matthews

5 Stretches For Tight Hips & Hamstrings

One of the reasons people come to Pilates is that they want to work on their flexibility. Usually it’s their hips and hamstrings that need the most...

Kristen Matthews
May 15 2015

9 Signs You're A Highly Sensitive Person

Has anyone ever told you to calm down, stop being so sensitive, or not take things so seriously? I can say yes, yes, and yes without a blink of an...

Kristen Matthews
November 18 2014

5 Exercises To Strengthen & Tone Your Abs

Have you ever noticed there are certain parts of your body that take more effort to strengthen than others? I’ve personally had this experience, and...

Kristen Matthews
September 17 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

Kathryn Budig Shares Her Secrets of Success and Happiness

Kathryn Budig has a talent at making the impossible seem possible, in yoga and in life.

Kristen Matthews
December 17 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

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