March 1, 2019

Is it possible that after 18 years of teaching Pilates as a certified teacher, plus ALL those years before while a student as a teen dancer, I am falling back in love with Pilates all over again?

I'll be honest. I didn’t love Pilates when I started.  In fact, I hated it...

June 24, 2018

Did you know you could be practicing Pilates everyday before you walk out the door?  Becoming more functionally sound so that you can be moving with more freedom and ease, means applying your Pilates knowledge during the hours and days you're NOT at Pilates.  Applying...

January 26, 2018

I always thought I had my eyes open when my daughter was training at her elite gym.  So when we, her parents, told her we we’re pulling her out of this gym she had been training at for 8+ years, taking with her all the hopes of one day becoming elite and making the Nat...

January 25, 2018

I'm a former professional dancer, Pilates teacher and mother of a formerly Junior Olympic Women's level 10 and Men's level 8/9 gymnasts (9 years).  Over the last 10 years or so, I've scoured the internet for answers for everything under the sun in dealing with my child...

August 18, 2017

The latest workplace ergonomics fad is the adjustable stand up desk. 

All in all this has been a wonderful upgrade to the standard workstation.  There are a still a couple important elements to keep in mind.

Whether you're sitting or standing, the placement of every...

July 31, 2017

How can a repetitively mundane and involuntary act of breathing possess the power of healing?

For over a decade (yup, I've been teaching for over 17 years) I've taught the importance of lateral breathing to improve posture, function and performance. 17 years later,...

September 15, 2016

Quick Tip Pilates Tuesdays means another Pilates Minute to add to your personal database of applying functional Pilates to your daily living and fitness programs.  Find links to each video with updates here!

Check out the Quick Tip Pilates Minute Playlist Here!

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September 14, 2016

One of the most important "core" muscles is the deepest layer of abdominal muscles called the transversus abdominis. They are often referred to by many other names including the lower abs, the core, your inner unit, or your powerhouse. Though all these references do ri...

August 18, 2016

Do you know exactly WHAT muscles are your "core mucles"?  Wonder what it truly means to engage them?

There are actually FOUR main elements that form a cylinder of support for your pelvis and spine and when they are strong and work together they form that all important "...

December 9, 2015

No, not the supposed pressed fruit pasted to plastic you find in the grocery store and eat.  I'm talking the spine articulating, abdominal controling, often done poorly roll up that most of my clients do nearly every week during their Pilates sessions with me.

Don'...

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