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A Summer Gem…Avocado Feta Salsa 0 Comments

A Summer Gem…Avocado Feta Salsa

We found this amazing salsa at allrecipes.com Ingredients Original recipe makes 12 servings 2 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 ripe avocado – peeled, pitted and chopped 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon red or white wine vinegar 4 ounces crumbled...

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Real MEN do Pilates 0 Comments

Real MEN do Pilates

Some of the most respected and well known Pilates master trainers are men.  In fact, all of our instructors were trained by a male master instructor.   Let’s not forget that Joseph Pilates was a MAN!  So why aren’t more men doing Pilates?  When prompted to try Pilates, most...

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ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE 0 Comments

ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

Most of us, at one time or another, have faced some sort of overwhelming challenge. Whether it be in business, relationships, or health – some challenges can take us for a loop, places where we don’t want to go… if we allow. We’re human – even the most seemingly,...

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Don’t be Spin-timidated…ANYONE can cycle!! 0 Comments

Don’t be Spin-timidated…ANYONE can cycle!!

Don’t be spin-timidated by indoor cycling classes. Group fitness classes are a great way to keep an exercise regimen fresh and challenging. Here are some common misconceptions about indoor cycling: MYTH:  Indoor Cycling  classes are an hour of riding as fast and as hard as humanly possible. REALITY:  Cycling...

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Bixby Knolls Strollers…get their stroll on….en route to Five Starr Pilates & Fitness 0 Comments

Bixby Knolls Strollers…get their stroll on….en route to Five Starr Pilates & Fitness

Join BKBIA , headed by Blair Cohn, as they map out another Saturday morning walk through the community of Bixby Knolls – exploring  all that the area has to offer while increasing their fitness levels at the same time.  As the community “gets its stroll on” they will find...

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Five Starr in the Community…Pilates in the Park 0 Comments

Five Starr in the Community…Pilates in the Park

Well the Five Starr staff is wasting no time getting out into the community to do our part to support the residents of Long Beach and Bixby Knolls.  Thanks to the BKBIA President, Blair Cohn, Five Starr Pilates and Fitness will be hosting a Pilates in the Park station at...

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Pilates for the Athlete 0 Comments

Pilates for the Athlete

Developing an athlete’s core – the deep abdominal muscles along with the muscles closest to the spine – provides athletes more agility, helps prevent injury and increases sports performance. From weekend warriors to elite professionals, athletes looking for a competitive edge are discovering how Pilates helps with the following:...

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Harnessing the Power of the Mind-Body Connection 0 Comments

Harnessing the Power of the Mind-Body Connection

The mind-body connection means that you can learn to use your thoughts to positively influence some of your body’s physical responses, thereby decreasing stress.  During Pilates you must listen to and process with your mind the instructions and cues given and then facilitate those into body movement.  This connection...

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A Starr is Born: The Beginning of Five Starr Pilates & Fitness 0 Comments

A Starr is Born: The Beginning of Five Starr Pilates & Fitness

Once upon a time I exercised for three months a year because I had to, because every magazine, news story and commercial said I HAD TO.  I spent hours on cardio equipment, sweated a little, messed up my hair and thought incessantly about all of the things I could...

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